J. Herbie DiFonzo
Professor of Law, Maurice A. Deane School of Law
Professor DiFonzo’s interests include family law, civil procedure and legal history.
Following law school graduation, he was selected to serve as an Attorney General’s Honors Law Graduate at the U.S. Department of Justice.
He had a wide-ranging two decades of law practice before becoming a full-time professor, including stints as a federal prosecutor and as a litigator in the areas of family law, criminal defense, negligence, and professional malpractice. In all, he conducted over 30 jury trials and several dozen appeals.
In 2003, he obtained a Ph.D. in history, writing a dissertation on the law and popular culture of divorce in America in the 20th century.
Professor DiFonzo’s recent articles and essays include:
as well as several articles co-authored with Ruth C. Stern:
Professor DiFonzo and Ms. Stern are currently at work on a new book, Intimate Associations: The Law and Culture of Families in Twenty-First Century America.
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