Philip Mechem

Philip Mechem was born in Detroit, Michigan. He was an author and professor of law. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Stanford University in 1922, and legal degrees from University of Colorado and University of Chicago in 1922 and 1926. He taught law at University of Idaho, University of Chicago, University of Kansas, and Washington University in St. Louis before joining the faculty at University of Iowa College of Law in 1930. He served as a professor at Iowa from 1930 to 1948. During World War II, he left Iowa to work in the U.S. Department of Justice, returning in 1944. In 1948, he left Iowa to join the faculty at University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he taught for the rest of his career.


Titles and year of publication:  

 1) The Columbine Cabin Murders  1932
 2) And Not for Love (Also published as: Murders I've Seen [1945])  1942