After graduating from law school, where he served on the Harvard Law Review and won the Sears Prize, Professor Peller clerked for the Honorable Morris Lasker of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. He was a member of the University of Virginia Law faculty from 1982-1988 prior to joining the Georgetown faculty. He has taught Constitutional Law, Contracts, Torts, Civil Rights, Bargain, Exchange & Liability, Criminal Procedure, Radical Legal Thought, and Jurisprudence at Georgetown. His writings are primarily in the field of legal theory and legal history. His most recent book is Critical Race Consciousness: Reconsidering American Ideologies of Racial Justice (Paradigm 2012).


Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

Gary Peller, The Moynihan Report, Self-Help, and Black Power, 8 Geo. J.L. & Mod. Critical Race Persp. 39-56 (2016). [W]
Gary Peller, Privilege, 104 Geo. L.J. 883-920 (2016). [W] [L]
Gary Peller, Legal Education and the Legitimation of Racial Power, 65 J. Legal Educ. 405-413 (2015). [HEIN] [W]

U.S. Supreme Court Briefs

Brief of Amicus Curiae 290 Criminal Law and Mental Health Law Professors in Support of Petitioner's Request for Reversal and Remand, Kahler v. Kansas, No. 18-6135 (U.S. June 6, 2019).
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Elliot Respondents’ Brief in Opposition, Gen. Motors, LLC v. Elliott, No. 16-764 (U.S. Feb. 16, 2017).