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Fall 2012, Winter 2013, Spring 2013
Youngjae Lee's research focuses on questions of criminal culpability and state punishment, and he has written about the culpability of traitors, of repeat offenders, and of offenders with military service backgrounds, and also about the concept of excessive punishment under the Cruel and Unusual Punishments clause of the Eighth Amendment. As a Professor of Law at Fordham University School of Law and a visiting professor at University of Chicago Law School and UCLA School of Law, he has taught criminal law, criminal procedure, criminal law theory, international criminal law, and torts. Lee joined the Fordham faculty in fall 2005 from NYU School of Law, where he was an Alexander Fellow. Lee is a 1995 graduate of Swarthmore College and a 1999 graduate of Harvard Law School, where he was Primary Editor of the Harvard Law Review.
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