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About Daniel W. Hamilton

Professor Hamilton received his Ph.D. in American legal history in 2003 from Harvard University, where he was a resident tutor in history and law at Harvard College. He received his J.D. from George Washington University and his B.A. from Oberlin College. He was a Golieb Fellow in Legal History at New York University School of Law during the 2003-04 academic year. His research presentations include talks at the American Society for Legal History, the Law and Society Association, New York University School of Law, and several guest lectures at Harvard Law School.
He has written articles and reviews for the Journal of Interdisciplinary History, Journal of National Security Law, and Law and History Review. He researches and writes primarily on American property ideology and the legal and constitutional issues raised by the Civil War. His book The Limits of Sovereignty: Property Confiscation in the Union and the Confederacy During the Civil War was published by the University of Chicago Press in 2007. At Chicago-Kent, he teaches property and legal history.



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