David Tanenhaus

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Gender Male
Occupation Professor
Location Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Introduction David S. Tanenhaus is Professor and Chair of the UNLV History Department and the James E. Rogers Professor of History and Law at the William S. Boyd School of Law. He is also the Editor of Law and History Review, which Cambridge University Press publishes as a quarterly on behalf of the American Society for Legal History. He is a graduate of Grinnell College and received his M.A. and Ph.D. in U.S. History from the University of Chicago. He has written extensively about legal and constitutional history. His books include Juvenile Justice in the Making (Oxford University Press, 2004) and The Constitutional Rights of Children: In re Gault and Juvenile Justice (University Press of Kansas, 2011). He co-edited, with Margaret K. Rosenheim, Franklin E. Zimring, and Bernardine Dohrn, A Century of Juvenile Justice (University of Chicago, 2002). He also served as the Editor-in-Chief of The Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States (MacMillan Reference USA, 2008).