David Flatto is an associate professor of Law, Religion, and History at Penn State University, Dickinson School of Law, and also teaches at NYU Law School. He was a Tikvah Fellow in Academic Year 2011-12 at NYU School of Law. Flatto received a B.A. and Ordination from Yeshiva University, a J.D. from Columbia Law School, and a Ph.D. with distinction from the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University. He has served as a visiting professor at Hebrew University Law School and Yeshiva University, and a visiting researcher at Yale Law School. Experienced as an educator and lecturer, he was honored in 2003 with a Teacher Recognition Award from the U.S. Department of Education. His research interests include Second Temple and Rabbinic jurisprudence, comparative law, and constitutional history. His works have appeared in Yale Journal of Law and Humanities, Yale Law Journal Pocket Part, NYU Law Global Hauser Series, Dine Israel, Hebraic Political Studies, Commentary and Tradition. He is currently working on a book entitled "Justice Unbound" (forthcoming Harvard University Press).