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Mendlow, Gabriel

Assistant Professor of Law

337 Hutchins Hall

Gabe Mendlow is an assistant professor of law and assistant professor of philosophy. He teaches and writes primarily in the areas of criminal law, torts, and legal philosophy. He also works on 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.

Recent Publications

"What Temptation Could Not Be." In Law and the Philosophy of Mind, edited by E. Villanueva. Amsterdam: Rodopi, Forthcoming.
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"Want of Care: An Essay on Wayward Action." Ethical Theory and Moral Practice (14 July 2013).

"Is Tort Law a Form of Institutionalized Revenge?" Fla. St. U. L. Rev vol. 39, no. 1 (2012): 129-35.
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Co-author. "Theories of Tort Law." J. Coleman, co-author. In The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. 2010.
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