Michael Klarman is the Kirkland & Ellis Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. Before that, he was the James Monroe Distinguished Professor of Law and Professor of History at the University of Virginia School of Law. Klarman is the author of Brown v. Board and the Civil Rights Movement (2007), Unfinished Business: Racial Equality in American History (2007), and From Jim Crow to Civil Rights: The Supreme Court and the Struggle for Racial Equality (2004), which won the 2005 Bancroft Prize in American history.
David Skeel is the S. Samuel Arsht Professor of Corporate Law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. He is the author of The New Financial Deal: Understanding the Dodd-Frank Act and Its (Unintended) Consequences (2011), Icarus in the Boardroom (2005), and Debt's Dominion: A History of Bankruptcy Law in America (2001), as well as a number of articles, including several with Bill Stuntz, on bankruptcy, corporate law, Christianity and law, gambling and other topics. He also co-authored the blog 'Less than the Least' with Stuntz.
Carol Steiker is the Henry J. Friendly Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. She is the author of numerous scholarly works across the broad field of criminal justice, ranging from substantive criminal law to criminal procedure to institutional design, with a special focus on issues related to capital punishment. She has served on the editorial board of The Encyclopedia of Crime and Justice (2nd ed. 2002), as the editor of Criminal Procedure Stories (2006), and as co-author of the Kadish, Schulhofer and Steiker casebook, Criminal Law and Its Processes, 8th ed. (2007). Professor Steiker also has litigated on behalf of indigent criminal defendants, consulted for a variety of non-profit organizations concerned with criminal justice issues, and served as an expert witness before Congress and state legislatures.