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 Philip K. Hamilton

Philip K. Hamilton

Professor Emeritus

A.B. Harvard University
J.D. Harvard Law School

Professor Emeritus Hamilton taught Civil Procedure, Evidence, Legal History, and The Law and Ethics of Lawyering. He served as director of the law school’s clinical programs from 1981 to 1988 and as associate dean of New England Law | Boston from 1988 to 2004. Before joining the New England Law faculty, he was chief counsel at Cambridge and Somerville Legal Services, Inc.  While at New England Law, he served on the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Advisory Committee on Massachusetts Evidence Law.

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 Selected Publications

New England School of Law (2008)

Should Statements Made by Patients During Psychotherapy Fall Within the Medical Treatment Hearsay Exception? An Interdisciplinary Critique, 41 J. Marshall L. Rev. 1 (2007)
Social Science Research Network