Anita Bernstein

Anita and Stuart Subotnick Professor of Law

250 Joralemon Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 780-7934 |  Email
Areas of Expertise
Legal Profession
Feminist Jurisprudence
Family Law
Products Liability
B.A., Queens College
J.D., Yale Law School

Professor Bernstein Featured as Guest Blogger on TortsProf Blog

Professor Anita Bernstein was featured as a guest blogger on the TortsProf Blog, which provides an ongoing conversation among torts professors from law schools around the country. In her post, Professor Bernstein discussed how instructors can include professional responsibility and legal ethics in torts courses without these issues monopolizing classroom time. Among other points, she suggests explaining contingent fees, conflicts of interest, solicitation, and witness coaching to students during lessons on relevant topics.
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Professor Anita Bernstein Warns Students About Practice Perils

Law students will be better prepared for practice if they are fully aware of the perils, says Professor Anita Bernstein in the American Bar Association Journal. Her working paper, "Pitfalls Ahead: A Manifesto for the Training of Lawyers," presents potential problems--why lawyers lose their licenses and when to fight with a judge, among others--to equip students with a full picture of their future careers.
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