Gabe Mendlow is an assistant professor of law and assistant professor of philosophy. He teaches and writes in the areas of criminal law, tort law, moral philosophy, and philosophy of law. Before joining the faculty, Prof. Mendlow was a federal prosecutor in the U.S. Attorney's Office in Detroit, handling trial-level cases involving guns, drugs, fraud, theft, and counterfeiting. He still serves in that office as a special assistant U.S. attorney, briefing and arguing criminal appeals on behalf of the United States. He previously 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 a member of the Connecticut Bar.