James Jacobs, Former Chief Justice Warren E. Burger Professor of Constitutional Law and the Courts, NYU School of Law
James Jacobs was the Chief Justice Warren E. Burger Professor of Constitutional Law and the Courts and the Director of the Center for Research in Crime and Justice at the NYU School of Law. His areas of research included Gun Control, Fraud, and the Dissemination and Use of Criminal Records. In 2002, Mr. Jacobs was named a Fellow of the American Society of Criminology. Mr. Jacobs was the author of numerous books and articles including Mobsters, Unions and Feds: The Mafia and the American Labor Movement and Can Gun Control Work?. Mr. Jacobs was a graduate of the Johns Hopkins University, received a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Chicago, and earned his J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School.