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John G. Simon

Augustus E. Lines Professor Emeritus of Law and Professorial Lecturer in Law
John Simon is Augustus Lines Professor Emeritus of Law and Professorial Lecturer at Yale Law School, where he has taught since 1962, including service as Deputy Dean (1985-1990) and Acting Dean (1991). Professor Simon served from 1953 to 1958 in both military and civilian capacities as an assistant to the General Counsel, Office of the Secretary of the Army, and practiced law in New York. At Yale Law School he has specialized in teaching and research related to the nonprofit sector and philanthropy (since 1963) and elementary and secondary education (since 1966). He was the founding Director (from 1977 to 1982) of the Yale Program on Nonprofit Organizations, an interdisciplinary research center. His publications include The Ethical Investor (with Jon Gunnemann and Charles Powers). He is a graduate of Harvard College and Yale Law School.

LL.B. Yale, 1953
B.A., Harvard, 1950

Courses Taught
Education and the Law
Nonprofit Institutions
Nonprofit Organizations Clinic