Professor Lawrence Douglas, Albert Family Holocaust Study Fund speaker
April 9, 2015: Taft_Morning Meeting. Professor Lawrence Douglas of Amherst College visited Taft on Thursday, April 9 as this year’s Albert Family Holocaust Study Fund speaker.
Douglas is the James J. Grosfeld Professor of Law, Jurisprudence & Social Thought at Amherst College. A graduate of Brown University and Yale Law School, he is the prize-winning author of several books. His titles include The Memory of Judgment: Making Law and History in the Trials of the Holocaust (Yale, 2001), a widely acclaimed study of war crimes trials; and two novels, The Catastrophist (Harcourt 2007) and The Vices (Other/Random House 2011), the latter a finalist for the National Jewish Book Award. (Photo by Robert Falcetti/Taft)