• Professor John Greabe has taught full-time at the University of New Hampshire School of Law since 2010, and part-time since 1997.

    Professor Greabe’s scholarship focuses on constitutional law, federal courts and procedure, and civil rights litigation.

    Before becoming a full-time member of the faculty, Professor Greabe taught at Vermont Law School, had a federal appellate practice, and clerked for a number of federal appeals and trial judges within the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.

    Professor Greabe is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court; the United States Courts of Appeals for the First, Seventh and Eighth Circuits; and the United States District Courts for the Districts of New Hampshire and Massachusetts. He also is a member of the bar in New Hampshire and Massachusetts.

    Additional Information

    Greabe's articles have appeared in a number of law journals, including Constitutional Commentary, the Boston University Law Review, the Notre Dame Law Review, the William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal, the Buffalo Law Review, the Houston Law Review, the Columbia Law Review Sidebar, and the Virginia Law Review Online.
  • Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title
    2018 Criminal Procedure Rights and Harmless Error: A Response to Professor EppsColumbia Law Review.  118:118-134. 2018
    2016 The Riddle of Harmless Error RevisitedHouston law review / University of Houston.  54:59-123. 2016
    2014 Remedial Discretion in Constitutional AdjudicationBuffalo Law Review.  62:881-932. 2014
    2013 Constitutional Remedies & Public Interest BalancingWilliam & Mary Bill of Rights Journal.  21:857-897. 2013
    2012 A Federal Baseline for the Right to VoteColumbia Law Review.  112:62-62. 2012
    2012 Foreword: Constitutional Constraints State Health Care & Privacy Regulation after Sorrell v. IMS HealthVermont Law Review.  36:809-815. 2012
    2012 Objecting at the Altar: Why the Herring Good Faith Principle and the Harlow Qualified Immunity Doctrine Should Not Be MarriedColumbia Law Review.  112:1-15. 2012
    2012 Stolen Valor & the First Amendment: Does Trademark Infringement Law Leave Congress an Opening?New England law review.  47:293-313. 2012
    2011 Iqbal, al-Kidd and Pleading Past Qualified Immunity: What the Cases Mean and How They Demonstrate a Need to Eliminate the Immunity Doctrines from Constitutional Tort LawWilliam & Mary Bill of Rights Journal.  20:1-38. 2011
    2008 A Better Path for Constitutional Tort LawConstitutional Commentary.  25:189-189. 2008
    2008 Moving Beyond Gartenberg: A Process Based and Comparative Approach to Section 36(b) of the Investment Company Act of 1940Annual Review of Banking and Financial Law.  28:133-133. 2008
    1999 Mirabile Dictum! The Case for ’Unnecessary’ Constitutional Rulings in Civil Rights Damages ActionsNotre Dame Law Review.  74:403-438. 1999
    1994 Thomas E. Baker, Rationing Justice on Appeal: The Problems of the United States Courts of Appeals (book review) 1994
    1994 Spelling Guilt out of a Record? Harmless Error Review of Conclusive Mandatory Presumptions and Elemental MisdescriptionsBoston University Law Review.  74:819-858. 1994
    Noel Canning and Remedial Obligation Under the ConstitutionVirginia Law Review Online.  100:47-62.


    Year Title
    2014 Brief Amicus Curiae of the Honorable Margaret W. Hassan Governor of the State of New Hampshire in Support of the Plaintiffs/Cross-Appellants, Duncan v. State of New Hampshire, 2013-0455 (2014)Legal Scholarship2014
    2011 Brief of the Intellectual Property Amicus Brief Clinic of the University of New Hampshire School of Law as Amicus Curiae in Support of Neither Party 2011

    Teaching Activities

  • The American Legal System Taught course 2019
  • Civil Procedure Taught course 2018
  • Constitutional Law Taught course 2018
  • Civil Procedure Taught course 2017
  • Constitutional Law Taught course 2017
  • Civil Procedure Taught course 2016
  • Conflict of Laws Taught course 2016
  • Constitutional Law Taught course 2016
  • Civil Procedure Taught course 2015
  • Constitutional Law Taught course 2015
  • Constitutional Law Taught course 2015
  • Civil Procedure Taught course 2014
  • Civil Procedure Taught course 2014
  • Education And Training

  • B.A. Classics, Dartmouth College
  • J.D., Harvard Law School
  • Full Name

  • John Greabe