Daniel Pi

Visiting Assistant Professor

Daniel Pi
207.780.4409

300 Fore Street, Room 520
Portland, ME 04101

Education

Ph.D., University of Bologna

Ph.D., University of Hamburg

J.D., magna cum laude, University of Minnesota

B.F.A., New York University

Current Courses

  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Law Seminar
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Philosophy of Law

Research Interests

  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Contracts
  • Feminist Legal Theory
  • Jurisprudence
  • Law and Economics
  • Torts

Daniel Pi joined Maine Law in Fall 2021 for a two-year position as Visiting Professor of Law, teaching Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure. His research applies economic theory to legal problems in diverse areas including criminal law, torts, contracts, and constitutional law.   

Professor Pi has previously served on the faculties of George Mason University and Mitchell Hamline School of Law. He teaches Criminal Law, Contracts, Law and Economics, Legal Theory, and Feminist Jurisprudence. 

Professor Pi studied film and television production as an undergraduate at NYU. He earned his J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Minnesota. He is an Erasmus Mundus Scholar and holds a Ph.D. from the University of Bologna and a Ph.D. from the University of Hamburg. Professor Pi was the 2014 recipient of the European Association of Law and Economics Göran Skogh Award.

Selected Publications

The Limits of Behavioral Economics in Tort Law, 18 Rev. L. & Econ. 323 (2022). [SSRN]

Access to Evidence in Private International Law, 23 Theoretical Inq. L. 77 (2022).

Quantifying Reasonable Doubt, 72 Rutgers U. L. Rev. 455 (2020). [SSRN]

Double-Edged Torts, 46 Int’l Rev. L. & Econ. 43 (2016).

“Biasing, Debiasing, and the Law,” in The Oxford Handbook on Behavioral Economics and the Law (E. Zamir, and D. Teichman, eds.) (Oxford University Press 2014).

Daniel Pi
207.780.4409

300 Fore Street, Room 520
Portland, ME 04101

Education

Ph.D., University of Bologna

Ph.D., University of Hamburg

J.D., magna cum laude, University of Minnesota

B.F.A., New York University

Current Courses

  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Law Seminar
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Philosophy of Law

Research Interests

  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Contracts
  • Feminist Legal Theory
  • Jurisprudence
  • Law and Economics
  • Torts