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LOUIS H. POLLAK (1922 – 2012) served as dean of the Yale Law School
from 1965 to 1970. He received an A.B. from Harvard College
in 1943, an LL.B. from Yale Law School in 1948, and clerked for
Wiley Rutledge at the U.S. Supreme Court. He joined the Yale
Law School faculty in 1955. In 1974, Pollak joined the faculty
at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, serving as dean
from 1975 until 1978, when he was appointed Judge of the U.S.
District Court of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
Pollak published widely in the area of Constitutional Law and
served on the board of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.
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Collier, Bonnie, "A Conversation with Louis H. Pollak" (2012). Yale Law School Oral History Series. 3.