Stephen P. Garvey Professor of Law
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Contact Information

Cornell Law School
324 Myron Taylor Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853-4901

Phone: (607) 255-8589
Fax: (607) 255-7193

Professional Biography

Stephen Garvey has written and taught in the areas of capital punishment, criminal law, and the philosophy of criminal law. Following his graduation from Yale Law School, Professor Garvey clerked for the Hon. Wilfred Feinberg of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and then practiced in the Washington, D.C. firm of Covington & Burling. He joined the Cornell Law School Faculty in 1994.

Professor Garvey’s current scholarship focuses on substantive criminal law.


B.A., Colgate, 1987
M.Phil., Oxford, 1989
J.D., Yale, 1992