Kamisar, Yale(1929– ) legal scholar; born in New York City. He taught at the University of Minnesota (1957–65) before joining the University of Michigan: (1965). He is best known for his work on criminal law and procedure; his major publication is Modern Criminal Procedure (with LaFave and Israel, 1965).
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