Robert W. Gordon is a professor of law at Stanford Law School and the Chancellor Kent Professor Emeritus of Law and Legal History at Yale Law School. He is the author of Taming the Past: Essays on Law in History and History in Law (2017) and editor of Law, Society, and History: Themes in the Legal Sociology and Legal History of Lawrence M. Friedman (with Morton J. Horowitz, 2011) and The Legacy of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. (1992).

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