Gregory Pingree

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Professor of Law



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(904) 256-1126




Professor Pingree joined the Florida Coastal faculty in 2009.  He teaches Torts, Professional Responsibility, Law and Religion, Sexual Orientation and the Law, and Jurisprudence.  Previously he taught at the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento, where he was three times voted Professor of the Year.  He has taught Legal Writing and Research, Appellate Advocacy, Professional Ethics, and Jurisprudence at the Chicago-Kent College of Law, the University of California, Berkeley, the University of California, Santa Barbara, and the Santa Clara University School of Law.  He has also taught courses on literature, censorship, and mass media at Brown University and the Corcoran College of Arts and Design in Washington, D.C.  Professor Pingree’s scholarly interests are interdisciplinary.  He has published and spoken on religious politics in nineteenth-century America, on parody and the First Amendment, and on law, cultural identity, polygamy, and homosexuality. His most recent articles have focused on questions of judicial legitimacy and on the special challenges of teaching moral reasoning and professionalism to law students.  During law school, he served as Executive Editor of The Berkeley Journal of Employment and Labor Law, after which he clerked for the Honorable Ruggero J. Aldisert of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.  Professor Pingree received his B.A. in English, with University Honors, from B.Y.U.; his M.A. and Ph.D. in English and American Literature from Brown University; and his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley.


·         B.A., Brigham Young University

·         M.A., Brown University

·         Ph.D., Brown University

·         J.D., University of California, Berkeley


·         Torts

·         Professional Responsibility

·         Law and Religion

·         Sexual Orientation and the Law

·         Jurisprudence and Legal Theory

·         The Judicial Process

·         Law and Literature