Calabresi, Guido(1932– ) legal scholar; born in Milan, Italy. Educated in the U.S.A. and England, he joined the faculty of Yale University Law School (1959), serving as dean since 1985. He was an expert in liability law, including medical malpractice and property. He is the author of The Costs of Accidents (1970), Tragic Choices (1978), and Ideals, Beliefs, Attitudes and the Law (1985).
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