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).
U.S. Supreme Court Briefs
"Justices Won't Hear GM's Appeal Of Bankruptcy-Shield Ruling," coverage in Law 360, April 24, 2017, featuring Professor Gary Peller.
"Product Liability Cases To Watch In 2017," coverage in Law 360, January 2, 2017, featuring Professor Gary Peller.
"Liberal professor watchlist raises alarm among faculty at SU and its peer institutions," coverage by the Daily Orange, December 5, 2016, quoting Professor Gary Peller.
"Liberal law professors called out for being, um, liberal," coverage in The National Jurist, December 2, 2016, featuring Professor Gary Peller.