Eugene Wambaugh

Eugene Wambaugh

Position: 

Professor of Law

Biographical Information

Eugene Wambaugh held several degrees from Harvard University.  After practicing law in Cincinnati from 1880 to 1889, he joined the law faculty of University of Iowa College of Law in 1889.  He was a law professor at Iowa until 1892.  While at Iowa, he was influential in establishing the "case study" method of legal education.

He left Iowa for Harvard Law School, where he remained until taking emeritus status in 1925.  During World War I, he served as an advisor to the State Department.  He died in 1940.

Publications

Books

Eugene Wambaugh, A Selection of Cases on Agency (Harvard University Press 1926)
Eugene Wambaugh, Guide to the Articles of War (Harvard University Press 1917)
Eugene Wambaugh, A Selection of Cases on Constitutional Law (Harvard University Press 1915)
Eugene Wambaugh, ed., Littleton's Tenures in English (Washington 1903)
Eugene Wambaugh, A Selection of Cases on Insurance (Harvard University Press 1902)
Eugene Wambaugh, The Study of Cases (Little, Brown 1894)
Eugene Wambaugh, Cases for Analysis (Little, Brown 1894)
Eugene Wambaugh, A Synopsis of the Law of Evidence (The State University of Iowa 1892)
Eugene Wambaugh, The Study of Cases: Book I. General View (Boston 1892)
Eugene Wambaugh, The Library of the Law Department (Iowa City 1891)
Eugene Wambaugh, Light Reading for Law Students (Iowa City 1891)
Eugene Wambaugh, Hypothetical Cases in Contracts. Continued. (Iowa City 1891)
Eugene Wambaugh, Cases on Evidence: Selected and Edited for Use in a Course of Instruction in the Reading, Digesting, and Comparing of Original Authorities (Iowa City 1891)

Book Chapters

Eugene Wambaugh, "Use of Decisions and Statutes," in Brief Making and the Use of Law Books (West 1906)

Articles

Eugene Wambaugh, "A Problem in Wills," 12 Law. & Banker & S. Bench and B. Rev. 695 (1919)
Eugene Wambaugh, "War Emergency Legislation: A General View," 30 Harv. L. Rev. 663 (1917)
Eugene Wambaugh, "Emlin McClain," 1 Iowa L. Rev. 157 (1915)
Eugene Wambaugh, "Exemption from Panama Tolls," 7 Am. J. Int’l L. 233 (1913)
Eugene Wambaugh, "Constitutional Law in 1910-1911: The Constitutional Decisions of the Supreme Court of the United States in the October Term, 1910," 6 Am. Pol. Sci. Rev. 513 (1912)
Eugene Wambaugh, "The Right to Fortify the Panama Canal," 5 Am. J. Int’l L. 615 (1911)
Eugene Wambaugh, "Workmen’s Compensation Acts," 25 Harv. L. Rev. 129 (1911)
Eugene Wambaugh, "Constitutional Law in 1909-1910: The Constitutional Decisions of the Supreme Court of the United States in the October Term, 1909," 4 Am. Pol. Sci. Rev. 483 (1910)
Eugene Wambaugh, "Langdell Hall and the Earlier Buildings of the Harvard Law School," 20 Green Bag 297 (1908)
Eugene Wambaugh, "The Next Step in the Evolution of the Case-Book," 21 Harv. L. Rev. 92 (1907)
Eugene Wambaugh, "Should Trade Unions Be Incorporated?," 15 Green Bag 260 (1903)
Eugene Wambaugh, "The Nation and the Anarchists," 13 Green Bag 461 (1901)
Eugene Wambaugh, "The Present Scope of Government," 6 Am. Law. 133 (1898).
Eugene Wambaugh, "A Synopsis of the Law of Evidence," 24 Law Bull. St. U. Iowa 1 (1897)
Eugene Wambaugh, "Problem as to Ratification," 9 Harv. L. Rev. 60 (1895)
Eugene Wambaugh, "A Synopsis of the Law of Evidence," 4 Law Bull. St. U. Iowa 1 (1891-1893)
Eugene Wambaugh, "Old-Fashioned Questions on Equity," 3 Law Bull. St. U. Iowa 14 (1891-1893)
Eugene Wambaugh, "Light Reading for Law Students," 2 Law Bull. St. U. Iowa 28 (1891-1893)
Eugene Wambaugh, "The Library of the Law Department," 2 Law Bull. St. U. Iowa 48 (1891-1893)
Eugene Wambaugh, "Hypothetical Cases on Contracts," 2 Law Bull. St. U. Iowa 55 (1891-1893)
Eugene Wambaugh, "Hypothetical Cases on Contracts," 1 Law Bull. St. U. Iowa 1 (1891-1893)

Book Reviews

Eugene Wambaugh, "Book Review," 16 Am. Pol. Sci. Rev. 705 (1922) (reviewing Charles Warren, The Supreme Court in United States History (1922))
Eugene Wambaugh, "Book Review," 16 Am. J. Int’l L. 726 (1922) (reviewing Paul Fauchille & Henry Joseph Francois Xavier Bonfils, Traite de Droit International Public (1921))
Eugene Wambaugh, "Book Review," 29 Harv. L. Rev. 561 (1916) (reviewing Thomas W. Palmer, Guide to the Law and Legal Literature of Spain (1915))
Eugene Wambaugh, "Book Review," 29 Harv. L. Rev. 349 (1916) (reviewing Edwin M. Borchard, Diplomatic Protection of Citizens Abroad, or the Law of International Claims (1915))
Eugene Wambaugh, "Book Review," 29 Harv. L. Rev. 112 (1915) (reviewing George Grafton Wilson, The Hague Arbitration Cases (1915))
Eugene Wambaugh, "Book Review," 9 Am. J. Int’l L. 765 (1915) (reviewing Henry G. Hodges, The Doctrine of Intervention (1915))