Judge Profile

Guido Calabresi

Judicial Experience:

  • U.S. Circuit Judge, U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals, Appointed (September 16, 1994)

Other Professional Experience:

  • Note Editor, Yale Law Journal, 1957 to 1958
  • Clerk, Justice Hugo Black of the United States Supreme Court
  • Dean and Sterling Professor, Yale Law School

Biographical Data:

  • Degrees in Philosophy and Economics from Oxford University.


  • M.A., Oxford University, 1959
  • LL.B., Yale Law School, 1958
  • B.A., Magdalen College, Oxford University, 1955
  • B.S., Yale College, 1953


  • Author of four books and over eighty articles on law and related subjects

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • Member, Connecticut Bar
  • Rhodes Scholar and member, Phi Beta Kappa and Order of the Coif
  • Awarded more than thirty honorary degrees, Universities in the United States and abroad
  • Magna cum laude, Yale Law School
  • Graduated with First Class Honors, Magdalen College, Oxford University
  • Summa cum laude, Yale College