- Legal counsel United States Department Justice, 1953—1954. Assistant district attorney New York County, chief appeals bureau, 1961—1968. Professor law Columbia University School Law, New York City, 1968—1991, arthur levitt professor, 1991—2002, professor emeritus, 2002—2005.
- The Tilted Playing Field: Is Criminal Justice Unfair?
- Although evenly matched adversaries make for a more exciting athletic contest, and a level playing field is essential to a fair game, is the same true in a criminal trial? In this compelling new book, H.
- The Militia and the Right to Arms: How the Second Amendment Fell Silent, Constitutional Conflicts
- In The Militia and the Right to Arms, or, How the Second Amendment Fell Silent, Uviller and Merkel show how postratification history has sapped the Second Amendment of its meaning.
- Virtual Justice: The Flawed Prosecution of Crime in America
- Sensational trials obsessively televised and reported by news media have led many Americans to question the effectiveness of their criminal justice system.
- The Militia and the Right to Arms, or, How the Second Amendment Fell Silent (Constitutional Conflicts)
- "A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.