Ben J. Altheimer Professor of Law
AB, 1973, Harvard University; JD, 1977, University of Pennsylvania
Professor Gallant joined the law school faculty in 1999, coming from the University of Idaho, where he directed the clinic and taught on the faculty. Before entering teaching, he served first as a prosecutor and later as Attorney-in-charge for Special Litigation with the Office of the District Attorney of Philadelphia. He served as a law clerk to the late Judge Samuel J. Roberts of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania and Judge Louis H. Pollak of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Professor Gallant teaches Criminal Law, International Law, Conflict of Laws and Lawyering Skills. He has published extensively in the area of international law. His most recent work is a book, The Principle of Legality in International and Comparative Criminal Law (Cambridge University Press, 2009).