Gabe Mendlow is an assistant professor of law and assistant professor of philosophy. He teaches and writes primarily in the areas of criminal law, criminal procedure, and philosophy of law. He also has written on tort law, moral philosophy, and moral psychology. Prof. Mendlow previously was a federal prosecutor in the U.S. Attorney's Office in Detroit, where he handled trial-level cases involving drug trafficking, firearms, fraud, theft, and counterfeiting. Before working as a federal prosecutor, he served as a law clerk to Justice Richard N. Palmer of the Connecticut Supreme Court, and as a postdoctoral associate in law and philosophy at Yale University.
Prof. Mendlow holds a JD from Yale Law School, a PhD in philosophy from Princeton University, and an AB in social studies from Harvard College. He is admitted to practice law in Connecticut.