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Kate Stith

Lafayette S. Foster Professor of Law
Kate Stith, Lafayette S. Foster Professor of Law at Yale Law School, teaches and writes in the areas of criminal law, criminal procedure, and constitutional law. Prior to joining the faculty at Yale, Professor Stith was an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, where she prosecuted white-collar and organized-crime cases. Her book on the federal sentencing guidelines, Fear of Judging (with J.A. Cabranes), was awarded a Certificate of Merit by the ABA in 1999. A graduate of Dartmouth College, the Kennedy School of Government, and Harvard Law School, she clerked for Judge Carl McGowan of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia and for Supreme Court Justice Byron R. White.

Education
M.P.P., Kennedy School of Govt., Harvard, 1977
J.D., Harvard, 1977
A.B., Dartmouth, 1973

Courses Taught
Comparative Sentencing Law: Research Seminar
Constitutional Law
Criminal Law and Administration
Criminal Procedure: Investigation and Plea-Bargaining
Federal Criminal Prosecution
Prosecution Externship