Malcom P. Sharp

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Position: 

Professor of Law

Biographical Information

Malcolm Sharp held a bachelor's degree from Amherst College, a master's degree from University of Wisconsin, and two legal degrees from Harvard Law School. He served as a professor at University of Iowa College of Law from 1930 to 1933. After leaving Iowa, he joined the faculty at University of Chicago Law School, where he remained until he took emeritus status in 1965. His teaching focused on contracts, although he was well-known for serving as defense counsel in the Rosenberg espionage case. He died in 1980.

Publications

Books

Friedrich Kessler & Malcolm P. Sharp, Contracts: Cases and Materials (Prentice-Hall 1953)
Malcolm P. Sharp, Social Change and Labor Law (University of Chicago Press 1939)

Articles

Malcolm P. Sharp, "The Master," 35 U. Chi. L. Rev. 238 (1968)
Malcolm P. Sharp, "Charles Gregory," 53 Va. L. Rev. 770 (1967)
Malcolm P. Sharp, "The Relevance of Contract Theory: A Symposium: Introduction," 1967 Wis. L. Rev. 803 (1967)
Malcolm P. Sharp, "Reflections on Contract," 33 U. Chi. L. Rev. 211 (1966)
Malcolm P. Sharp, "Reflections on Conscientious Objection to War," 25 Guild Prac. 115 (1966)
Malcolm P. Sharp, "Contracts," 31 U. Chi. L. Rev. 268 (1964)
Malcolm P. Sharp, "The Conservative Fellow Traveler," 30 U. Chi. L. Rev. 704 (1963)
Malcolm P. Sharp, "Science, Religion, and the Scopes Case," 27 U. Chi. L. Rev. 529 (1960)
Malcolm P. Sharp, "Freedom and a Free Bar," 17 Law. Guild Rev. 43 (1957)
Malcolm P. Sharp, "Realism and Natural Law," 24 U. Chi. L. Rev. 648 (1957)
Malcolm P. Sharp, "Freedom: The Role of the Bar," 17 Law. Guild Rev. 1 (1957)
Malcolm P. Sharp, Was Justice Done?: The Rosenberg-Sobell Case (Monthly Review Press 1956)
Malcolm Sharp, "Message from the Newly-Elected President: Malcolm Sharp," 14 Law. Guild Rev. 149 (1954)
Malcolm P. Sharp, "The Old Constitution," 20 U. Chi. L. Rev. 529 (1953)
Malcolm Sharp, "Promises, Mistake, and Reciprocity," 19 U. Chi. L. Rev. 286 (1952)
Malcolm Sharp, "Biology and Law," 16 U. Chi. L. Rev. 403 (1949)
Malcolm Sharp, "Death Against Life," 15 U. Chi. L. Rev. 902 (1948)
Malcolm P. Sharp, "Comments on Renegotiation and the Constitution," 11 U. Chi. L. Rev. 271 (1944)
Malcolm P. Sharp, "Pacta Sunt Servanda," 41 Colum. L. Rev. 783 (1941)
Malcolm P. Sharp, "Promissory Liability II," 7 U. Chi. L. Rev. 250 (1940)
Malcolm P. Sharp, "Promissory Liability I," 7 U. Chi. L. Rev. 1 (1939)
Stephen Love, Karl Llewellyn, Osmond K. Fraenkel & Malcolm P. Sharp, "Economic Security and the Young Lawyer: Four Views," 32 Ill. L. Rev. 662 (1938)
Malcolm P. Sharp, "Discrimination and the Robinson—Patman Act", 5 U. Chi. L. Rev. 383 (1938)
Malcolm P. Sharp, "Williston on Contracts," 4 U. Chi. L. Rev. 30 (1936)
Malcolm P. Sharp, "Notes on Contract Problems and Comparative Law," 3 U. Chi. L. Rev. 277 (1936)
Malcolm P. Sharp, "Industry and Court," 3 U. Chi. L. Rev. 119 (1935)
Malcolm P. Sharp, "The Classical American Doctrine of the Separation of Powers," 2 U. Chi. L. Rev. 385 (1935)
Malcolm P. Sharp, "Monopolies and Monopolistic Practices," 2 U. Chi. L. Rev. 301 (1935)
Malcolm P. Sharp, "Movement in Supreme Court Adjudication—A Study of Modified and Overruled Decisions V," 46 Harv. L. Rev. 795 (1933)
Malcolm P. Sharp, "Movement in Supreme Court Adjudication—A Study of Modified and Overruled Decisions III," 46 Harv. L. Rev. 593 (1933)
Malcolm P. Sharp, "Movement in Supreme Court Adjudication—A Study of Modified and Overruled Decisions," 46 Harv. L. Rev. 361 (1933)