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JAN DEUTSCH (1935–2016) earned a B.A., Ph.D. (political science), and LL.B. from Yale as well as an M.A. from Cambridge. He then served as a clerk to Justice Potter Stewart. After a brief period in practice, he joined the Yale Law School faculty, teaching and writing in the areas of corporations, securities regulations, jurisprudence, and constitutional law. He was the Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Emeritus.
Three of his notable publications are: Selling the People’s Cadillac: The Edsel and Corporate Responsibility (1976); “Neutrality, Legitimacy, and the Supreme Court: Some Intersections Between Law and Political Science,” Stanford Law Review (1969); and The Law of Corporations: What Corporate Lawyers Do (with J. Bianco) (1976).
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Collier, Bonnie, "A Conversation with Jan Deutsch" (2018). Yale Law School Oral History Series. 9.