Alex Stein is a Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School. Alex also held visiting professorial appointments at Alabama Law School, Columbia Law School, Harvard Law School, Toronto University Faculty of Law, University of Miami Law School, and Yale Law School. Between 2004 and 2016, he was a Professor of Law at Cardozo Law School and between 1991 and 2004 he held a senior professorial position and served as Vice Dean at his alma mater, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem Faculty of Law. He has written three books—Foundations of Evidence Law (Oxford University Press, 2005), Tort Liability Under Uncertainty (Oxford University Press, 2001, with Ariel Porat), and An Analytical Approach to Evidence: Text, Cases and Problems (6th ed., Kluwer, 2016, with Ronald Allen, et al.)—and more than 60 articles that have appeared in leading 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. Alex earned an LL.B. and an LL.M. from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a Ph.D. from the University of London.



This Journal contains general discussion and analysis of medical malpractice laws. This discussion and analysis do not intend to be – and cannot be relied upon as – legal advice. The Journal does not advise individuals and institutions on how to proceed with specific claims, suits, or defenses. Professor Alex Stein does not represent plaintiffs or defendants in medical malpractice cases. If you are, or might become, a plaintiff or a defendant in a medical malpractice suit, you must seek advice from an attorney competent to represent clients in your jurisdiction.