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Stephen G Gilles

Professor of Law

BA, St. Johns College MD; JD, The University of Chicago

School of Law


LAWS 110

Constitutional Law - Law Spring 2019

LAWS 107

Torts - Law Fall 2018

LAWS 547

Civ.&Pol Rts-1st Amendment - Law Fall 2018


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Stephen G. Gilles joined the School of Law faculty in 1995. He teaches courses in tort, insurance, administrative, and advanced constitutional law and in law and economics. His research interests include tort law, especially negligence and strict liability, and constitutional law, especially parental and abortion rights. His recent publications include “The Judgment-Proof Society,” in the Washington & Lee Law Review and “Parental (and Grandparental) Rights after Troxel v Granville” in the Supreme Court Economic Review. Before joining the School of Law, he clerked for Judge Robert Bork and U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, practiced as an appellate litigator, and taught at the University of Chicago Law School. He is married and has six children.