Introducing Guest Blogger Alex Stein

Alex Stein is Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School. Prior to joining Brooklyn Law, Professor Stein was on the faculty at Cardozo (2004–16) and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (1991–2004). Alex also held visiting professorial appointments at Columbia, Miami and Yale Law Schools. In Fall 2016, he will be visiting Harvard Law School. His teaching responsibilities at Harvard will include Torts and a seminar on Medical Malpractice. Alex’s specialty areas are Evidence, Medical Malpractice, Torts, and general legal theory. He authors three books, An Analytical Approach to Evidence (with Ronald J. Allen et al.) (6th ed. 2016), Foundations of Evidence Law (Oxford University Press, 2005) and Tort Liability under Uncertainty (Oxford University Press, 2001) (with Ariel Porat), and over sixty articles of which many have appeared in leading journals including Harvard Law Review, Columbia Law Review, University of Pennsylvania Law ReviewMichigan Law Review, Virginia Law Review, Georgetown Law Journal, Northwestern University Law Review, Texas Law Review, Vanderbilt Law Review and Oxford Journal of Legal Studies. Alex was one of the founding editors of Theoretical Inquiries in Law. In 2013, he launched an e-journal STEIN on Medical Malpractice that covers all significant developments in medical malpractice laws across the United States and attracts 27,000 visitors every year. He graduated from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and earned a Ph.D. from the University of London.

REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS

Abortion, Informed Consent, and Regulatory Spillover, 91 Indiana L.J. (forthcoming in 2016) (with Katherine Shaw).

The New Doctrinalism: Implications for Evidence Theory, 163 U. Pa. L. Rev. 2085 (2015).

Catalogs, 115 Colum. L. Rev. 165 (2015) (with Gideon Parchomovsky).

Are People Probabilistically Challenged?  Review of Daniel Kahneman, Thinking, Fast and Slow, 111 Mich. L. Rev. 855 (2013).

Toward a Theory of Medical Malpractice, 97 Iowa L. Rev. 1201 (2012).

Liability for Future Harms, in Perspectives on Causation 221 (Richard S. Goldberg, ed., 2011) (with Ariel Porat).

The Distortionary Effect of Evidence on Primary Behavior, 124 Harv. L. Rev. 518 (2010) (with Gideon Parchomovsky).

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About Alex Stein

Alex Stein is a Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School and a Visiting Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. His teaching responsibilities at Harvard include Torts and a seminar on Medical Malpractice. Before joining Brooklyn in Fall 2016, Alex was a Professor of Law at Cardozo Law School (2004-2016) and served for more than a decade at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem Faculty of Law (1991-2004). He also held visiting professorial appointments at Alabama, Columbia, Miami, and Yale Law Schools. Alex's specialty areas include Torts, Medical Malpractice, Evidence, as well as general legal theory and economic analysis of law. He authors three books, An Analytical Approach to Evidence (with Ronald J. Allen et al.) (6th ed. 2016); Foundations of Evidence Law (2005) and Tort Liability under Uncertainty (2001, with Ariel Porat), and over sixty articles of which many have appeared in leading journals. Alex was one of the founding editors of Theoretical Inquiries in Law and is on the editorial board of the International Journal of Evidence & Proof. In 2013, he launched an e-journal STEIN on Medical Malpractice, http://www.steinmedicalmalpractice.com, that covers all significant developments in medical malpractice laws across the United States. He graduated from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and earned a Ph.D. from the University of London.