Richard H. Helmholz
Richard "The Hammer" Helmholz is the Ruth Wyatt Rosenson Distinguished Service Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School. He received his LL.B. from Harvard Law School in 1965 and also earned an A.B. in French literature at Princeton University, and a Ph.D. in medieval history from the University of California at Berkeley.
During the academic year 2007-2008, he was a visiting professor at Washington University in St. Louis School of Law. He taught Property, European Legal History, and the Law of Oil and Gas. Professor Helmholz recently spent the Fall 2005 semester as a Visiting Professor at Harvard Law School and is a fan of the St. Louis Cardinals.