Guyora Binder

Binder, Guyora.

SUNY Distinguished Professor;
Hodgson Russ Faculty Scholar;
University at Buffalo Distinguished Professor

Research Focus: Criminal Law, Jurisprudence, Law and Literature
Links: Curriculum VitaeSSRN

Contact Information

716 O'Brian Hall, North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-1100

Faculty Assistant: Deborah L. Nasisi

Biography Publications

Guyora Binder was formerly law clerk to federal Judge Jack B. Weinstein, Dana Fellow of Comparative Jurisprudence at UCLA, a visiting professor at the University of Michigan, Georgetown University, Vanderbilt University and Cornell Law Schools and the Leah Kaplan Visiting Professor of Human Rights at Stanford Law School.  He was formerly Vice Dean for Research and Faculty Development and Chair of the President’s Review Board. 

Binder has written in the areas of criminal law, law and literature, critical legal theory, constitutional history, and international law. He is the author of Treaty Conflict and Political Contradiction (Praeger, 1988), Literary Criticisms of Law (Princeton, 2000, with Robert Weisberg), Felony Murder (Stanford, 2012), The Oxford Introductions to U.S. Law: Criminal Law (Oxford, 2016) and Criminal Law: Cases and Materials (Aspen, formerly Little, Brown,1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016, 2021, with John Kaplan & Robert Weisberg).  His work has appeared in Yale Law JournalUniversity of Chicago Law ReviewStanford Law ReviewColumbia Law ReviewTexas Law ReviewMichigan Law ReviewGeorgetown Law Journal, Boston University Law Review, Notre Dame Law ReviewIndiana Law JournalIllinois Law ReviewCardozo Law ReviewEmory Law JournalUniversity of Toronto Law ReviewYale Journal of Law and HumanitiesHarvard Law & Policy Review, and American Criminal Law Review and is forthcoming in the Iowa Law Review and the Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology