About the Author
Marshall S. Shapo is Frederic P. Vose Professor of Law at Northwestern University School of Law. Professor Shapo teaches courses and seminars in torts, the law of dangerous products, and science and the legal system. He received an AB, summa cum laude, and LLB, magna cum laude, from the University of Miami, where he was first in both his college and law school classes and editor-in-chief of the University of Miami Law Review. His graduate degrees are an AM in history and an SJD, both from Harvard. Before his appointment to the Northwestern faculty in 1978, he was Joseph M. Hartfield Professor of Law at the University of Virginia and a professor at the University of Texas School of Law. Professor Shapo has been a visiting fellow at Wolfson College, Oxford University (1975), and Cambridge University (1992 and 2001). He has authored numerous articles and books including, Compensation for Victims of Terror (Oceana, 2005), Experimenting With the Consumer (2009) and a two-volume treatise The Law of Products Liability, now in its Fifth Edition (2011).