The Judge and The Historian

Ramses Delafontaine

Historians as Expert Witnesses Ramses Delafontaine

Glenn May


Glenn May

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Glenn May is professor of history at the University of Oregon specializing in Southeast Asian history, history of U.S. foreign relations, and Chicano history. His online available curriculum vitae does not mention his tobacco-related litigation work. In a deposition taking for Williams v. Philip Morris, a case from 1999, May acknowledged that he made $120 an hour. He worked 70 hours a month on his litigation-driven work. Upon questioning by plaintiff’s counsel, May stated that he had not made in excess of $80,000 a year on any other project before in his career.[1]


[1] See testimony of Glenn May, March 12, 1999, Williams v. Philip Morris. Westlaw reference: 1999 WL 34874961.