William J. Stuntz

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William J. Stuntz (July 3, 1958 – March 15, 2011) was a criminal justice scholar and a professor at Harvard Law School.[1]

Stuntz was born in Washington, D.C. and grew up Annapolis, Maryland. He received his Bachelor's at The College of William & Mary and his degree in law at University of Virginia School of Law. Subsequently he clerked for Associate Supreme Court Justice Lewis F. Powell, Jr. Following this, Stuntz taught at the University of Virginia School of Law for over a decade, before moving to Harvard Law School in 1999.[1]

Stuntz's last work, published posthumuously, is The Collapse of American Criminal Justice. He succumbed to cancer in March 2011 at the age of 52.[2][3][4][5]