Daniel Pi

Daniel Pi

Assistant Professor
Phone: (603) 513-5213
Office: UNHL JD Instruction, 2 White Street, Concord, NH 03301

Daniel Pi joined the UNH Law faculty in 2023. His research applies economic theory to legal questions across diverse subject areas including torts, contracts, criminal law, and constitutional law.

Professor Pi was previously on the faculties of George Mason University, Mitchell Hamline School of Law, and the University of Maine, where he taught contracts, criminal law, criminal procedure, philosophy of law, feminist jurisprudence, and law and economics. He was elected by the class of 2019 to be the faculty speaker at graduation.

Professor Pi majored in film and television production as an undergraduate at NYU. He earned his J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Minnesota. He is an Erasmus Mundus Scholar and holds doctorates in law and economics from the University of Bologna and the University of Hamburg. He was the 2014 recipient of the European Association of Law and Economics Göran Skogh Award.

Courses Taught

  • LGP 918: Constitutional Law I
  • LGP 921: Constitutional Law II
  • LGP 960: Torts

Research Interests

  • Economics
  • Constitutional Law
  • Torts
  • Contracts
  • Criminal Law
  • Philosophy of law

Selected Publications

  • Guerra, A., Parisi, F., & Pi, D. (2022). Liability for robots II: an economic analysis. Journal of Institutional Economics, 18(4), 553-568. doi:10.1017/s1744137421000837

  • Parisi, F., Pi, D., & Guerra, A. (2022). Access to evidence in private international law. Theoretical Inquiries in Law, 23(1), 77-96. doi:10.1515/til-2022-0004

  • Pi, D. (2022). Courts as Auditors of Legislation. George Mason Law Review, 29(2), 447. Retrieved from http://danielpi.com/

  • Pi, D. (2021). The Limits of Behavioral Economics in Tort Law. Review of Law & Economics, 17(2), 323-347. doi:10.1515/rle-2021-0076

  • Guerra, A., Parisi, F., & Pi, D. (n.d.). Liability for robots I: legal challenges. Journal of Institutional Economics, 1-13. doi:10.1017/s1744137421000825