Gabe Mendlow teaches criminal law, criminal procedure, and philosophy of law. Before joining the Law School faculty, he served as law clerk to Justice Richard N. Palmer of the Connecticut Supreme Court and as Postdoctoral Associate and Law and Philosophy Fellow at Yale Law School and the Yale Philosophy Department, where he taught graduate seminars on the nature and justification of criminal punishment and on action and moral responsibility. He holds a JD from Yale Law School, a PhD in philosophy from Princeton University, and an AB in social studies from Harvard College. Prof. Mendlow is admitted to practice law in Connecticut. During the 2012-2013 academic year, he is serving as a federal prosecutor in Detroit.