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Alex Stein

Professor of Law

LL. B. and LL.M., Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Ph.D., University of London


Professor Alex Stein is a widely published expert on torts, medical malpractice, evidence, and general legal theory. His writings combine law with economic theories and moral philosophy. He has written three books—Foundations of Evidence Law, Tort Liability Under Uncertainty, and An Analytical Approach to Evidence: Text, Cases and Problems—and more than 60 articles that have appeared in scholarly journals including Alabama Law Review, Arizona Law Review, Canadian Journal of Law & Jurisprudence, Columbia Law Review, Cornell Law Review, Georgetown Law Journal, Harvard Law Review, Indiana Law Journal, Iowa Law Review, Law & Contemporary Problems, Michigan Law Review, Minnesota Law Review, Northwestern University Law Review, Notre Dame Law Review, Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Texas Law Review, University of Illinois Law Review, University of Pennsylvania Law Review, University of Toronto Law Journal, Vanderbilt Law Review, Virginia Law Review, and Washington Law Review.

Prior to joining Brooklyn Law School, Professor Stein was on the faculty at Cardozo (2004–16) and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (1991–2004). During his career, he has held visiting professorial appointments at several schools including Columbia Law School, Yale Law School, and Harvard Law School. He is on the editorial board of the International Journal of Evidence & Proof and was one of the founding editors of Theoretical Inquiries in Law

Professor Stein runs an e-journal, STEIN on Medical Malpractice, and he is a permanent contributor to the Bill of Health, a blog published by the Petrie-Flom Center at Harvard Law School. For more information on his teaching and scholarship, please visit