Urban Myths and Legal History

Gerard Magliocca

Gerard N. Magliocca is the Samuel R. Rosen Professor at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. Professor Magliocca is the author of three books and over twenty articles on constitutional law and intellectual property. He received his undergraduate degree from Stanford, his law degree from Yale, and joined the faculty after two years as an attorney at Covington and Burling and one year as a law clerk for Judge Guido Calabresi on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Professor Magliocca has received the Best New Professor Award and the Black Cane (Most Outstanding Professor) from the student body, and in 2008 held the Fulbright-Dow Distinguished Research Chair of the Roosevelt Study Center in Middelburg, The Netherlands. He was elected to the American Law Institute (ALI) in 2013.

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4 Responses

  1. Joe says:

    “My book about them will be accurate.”

    Yes, I look forward to the discussion of Chief Justice McReynolds.

  2. Calvino says:

    “This is a hazard of doing legal history.”


    This is a hazard of doing legal history Magliocca-style, which involves lots of reliance on Wikipedia . . . .

  3. Gerard Magliocca says:


    Sorry you don’t like the posts. I hope you find another blog that you like better.

  4. Calvino says:

    Me too.

    We’re both glad that your co-bloggers are better, though, right?