Profile: Jonathan Lurie

Professor Emeritus, Academic Integrity Facilitator, and Pre-Law Advisor

Faculty
Department of History

Research Interests: American legal history; late 19th-century American political history.


 

  • Education

    Ph.D., Wisconsin

  • Publications

    The Chicago Board of Trade, 1858-1905: The Dynamics of Self Regulation, Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1979.)  Recipient of the 1980 Genevieve Herfurth award from the University of  Wisconsin "for outstanding research in social sciences."

    Law and the Nation, 1865-1912, (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1983), reprinted 1985.

    Arming Military Justice--Origins of the United States Court of Military Appeals, 1775-1950. Volume I of the Official History of this Court, (Princeton: Princeton University Press, l992).

    Pursuing Military Justice--History of the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, 1950-1980, Volume II of the official History of this Court, (Princeton University Press 1998.)

    with Ronald  Labbe, The Slaughterhouse Cases: Regulation, Reconstruction and the Fourteenth Amendment, (University Press of  Kansas, 2003.) Received the Scribes award in 1994 for the best law book written in 1993.

    The Chase Court: Justices, Rulings, and Legacy,  (ABC Clio, 2004).

    William Howard Taft: The Travails of a “Progressive Conservative,” (Cambridge University Press, 2012).

  • Expertise

    American legal history; late 19th-century American political history.