Scott J. ShapiroScott Jonathan Shapiro is the Charles F. Southmayd Professor of Law and Philosophy at Yale Law School and the Director of Yale's Center for Law and Philosophy and of the Yale CyberSecurity Lab.
He received his B.A. in Philosophy from Columbia College, his J.D. from Yale Law School, and his Ph.D. in Philosophy from Columbia University. He also studied at Yeshivat Har Etzion in Israel. After law school, Shapiro served as a clerk for Judge Pierre Leval on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. At Yale, he teaches in Jurisprudence, Constitutional Law, Cyberlaw, and Cybersecurity.
He is the author of work in jurisprudence and legal theory, including "Legality". He is also the editor of the "Oxford Handbook of Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law". He has been cited for his work on the planning theory of law and for pioneering experimental jurisprudence. He serves as an editor of ''Legal Theory'' and the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
With Oona A. Hathaway, he developed the concept of "outcasting" in international law and has been critical of humanitarian intervention without authorization from the UN Security Council. His book with Hathaway, ''The Internationalists: How a Radical Plan to Outlaw War Remade the World'', was published by Simon & Schuster in September 2017, and received wide acclaim by ''The New Yorker'', ''The Financial Times'', and ''The Economist'', among others. Provided by Wikipedia