Quinnipiac University
Stanton D. Krauss

Professor of Law

Stanton D. Krauss is a Carmen Tortora Professor of Law and a Quinnipiac University Faculty Scholar. He currently teaches Torts and Criminal Procedure and writes about criminal procedure, constitutional law, and American legal history.

After graduating from law school, Professor Krauss spent two years as a law clerk to the Honorable Joel M. Flaum, then serving as a Judge on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. (Judge Flaum now sits on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.) Since then, Professor Krauss has taught law at the University of Chicago, Washington University in St. Louis, the University of San Diego, St. Louis University, and Quinnipiac.

In his spare time, Professor Krauss enjoys reading early American and ancient history. He is also an avid guitarist, a fan of the blues and the Grateful Dead, and a graduate of the Players’ Workshop of Second City.

Education

  • BA, Yale University
  • JD, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

Areas of Expertise

  • Constitutional Law
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Legal History
  • Torts

Organization

  • Law

Office Location

  • School of Law and Education 257C

Mail Drop

  • LW-FAC

Selected Publications

NEWSPAPER REPORTS OF DECISIONS IN COLONIAL, STATE, AND LOWER FEDERAL COURTS BEFORE 1801

STANTON D. KRAUSS

(Carolina Academic Press 2018)

THREE NEGLECTED PIECES OF THE DOCUMENTARY HISTORY OF THE CONSTITUTION AND BILL OF RIGHTS: REMARKS ON THE AMENDMENTS TO THE CONSTITUTION BY A FOREIGN SPECTATOR, ESSAYS OF THE CENTINEL, REVIVED, AND EXTRACTS FROM THE VIRGINIA SENATE JOURNAL

STANTON D. KRAUSS

(Carolina Academic Press 2018)

GENTLEMEN OF THE GRAND JURY: THE SURVIVING GRAND JURY CHARGES FROM COLONIAL, STATE AND LOWER FEDERAL COURTS BEFORE 1801

STANTON D. KRAUSS

(Carolina Academic Press, 2012)

The Original Understanding of the Seventh Amendment Right to Jury Trial

Stanton D. Krauss

33 U. RICH. L. REV. 407 (1999)

An Inquiry into the Right of Criminal Juries to Determine the Law in Colonial America

Stanton D. Krauss

89 J. CRIM. L. & CRIMINOLOGY 111 (1998)

Representing the Community: A Look at the Selection Process in Obscenity Cases and Capital Sentencing

Stanton D. Krauss

64 IND. L.J. 617 (1989)

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