I specialize in Evidence, Economics of Law Enforcement, Medical Malpractice, Torts,
Criminal Law, and Criminal Procedure. 

I have published two books and over fifty articles in these areas. For details, please
visit my website: http://www.professoralexstein.com/. 

Read my e-Journal, STEIN on Medical Malpractice: http://steinmedicalmalpractice.com.

Evidence

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Dualism and Doctrine (with Dov Fox), Indiana Law Journal (2015)

What kinds of harm among those that tortfeasors inflict are worthy of compensation? Which forms...

 

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Inefficient Evidence, Alabama Law Review (2015)

Why set up evidentiary rules rather than allow factfinders to make decisions by considering all...

 

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EVIDENCE, PROBABILITY, AND THE BURDEN OF PROOF (with Ronald J. Allen), Arizona Law Review (2013)

This Article analyzes the probabilistic and epistemological underpinnings of the burden-of-proof doctrine. We show that...

 

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Third party negligence in medical malpractice cases: the quiet demise of res inter alios acta (2013)

This post analyzes Martinez ex rel. Fielding v. The John Hopkins Hosp., --- A.3d ----,...

 

Criminal Law

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Catalogs (with Gideon Parchomovsky), Columbia Law Review (2015)

It is a virtual axiom in the world of law that legal norms come in...

 

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Dualism and Doctrine (with Dov Fox), Indiana Law Journal (2015)

What kinds of harm among those that tortfeasors inflict are worthy of compensation? Which forms...

 

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Corrupt Intentions: Bribery, Unlawful Gratuity, and Honest-Services Fraud, Law & Contemporary Problems (2012)

This Article develops an economic understanding of bribery, unlawful gratuity, and honest-services fraud offenses. Given...

 

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The Relational Contingency of Rights (with Gideon Parchomovsky), Virginia Law Review (2012)

In this Article, we demonstrate, contrary to conventional wisdom, that all rights are relationally contingent....

 

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SELF-INCRIMINATION, Procedural Law and Economics (Chris W. Sanchirico, volume ed., 2011) (ENCYCLOPEDIA OF LAW AND ECONOMICS, Vol. X, Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, Cheltenham, UK, Gerrit De Geest, gen. ed., 2nd ed. 2009-2011) (2011)

This Chapter surveys the law & economics literature on self-incrimination and confessions.

 

Torts

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Catalogs (with Gideon Parchomovsky), Columbia Law Review (2015)

It is a virtual axiom in the world of law that legal norms come in...

 

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Dualism and Doctrine (with Dov Fox), Indiana Law Journal (2015)

What kinds of harm among those that tortfeasors inflict are worthy of compensation? Which forms...

 

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Recent Developments in Medical Malpractice, April 2014 (2014)

This article analyzes the most important court decisions in medical malpractice for April 2014.

 

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Recent Developments in Medical Malpractice, December 2013 (2013)

This article analyzes the most important court decisions in medical malpractice for December 2013.

 

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Recent Developments in Medical Malpractice, November 2013 (2013)

This article analyzes the most important court decisions in medical malpractice for November 2013.

 

Medical Malpractice

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Recent Developments in Medical Malpractice, April 2014 (2014)

This article analyzes the most important court decisions in medical malpractice for April 2014.

 

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Recent Developments in Medical Malpractice, March 2014 (2014)

This article analyzes the most important court decisions in medical malpractice for March 2014.

 

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Recent Developments in Medical Malpractice, February 2014 (2014)

This article analyzes the most important court decisions in medical malpractice for February 2014.

 

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Recent Developments in Medical Malpractice, January 2014 (2014)

This article analyzes the most important court decisions in medical malpractice for January 2014.

 

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Recent Developments in Medical Malpractice, December 2013 (2013)

This article analyzes the most important court decisions in medical malpractice for December 2013.

 

Procedure

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Catalogs (with Gideon Parchomovsky), Columbia Law Review (2015)

It is a virtual axiom in the world of law that legal norms come in...

 

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Dualism and Doctrine (with Dov Fox), Indiana Law Journal (2015)

What kinds of harm among those that tortfeasors inflict are worthy of compensation? Which forms...

 

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Intellectual Property Defenses (with Gideon Parchomovsky), Columbia Law Review (2013)

This Article demonstrates that all intellectual property defenses fit into three conceptual categories: general, individualized,...

 

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EVIDENCE, PROBABILITY, AND THE BURDEN OF PROOF (with Ronald J. Allen), Arizona Law Review (2013)

This Article analyzes the probabilistic and epistemological underpinnings of the burden-of-proof doctrine. We show that...

 

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The Relational Contingency of Rights (with Gideon Parchomovsky), Virginia Law Review (2012)

In this Article, we demonstrate, contrary to conventional wisdom, that all rights are relationally contingent....

 

Law and Economics

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Catalogs (with Gideon Parchomovsky), Columbia Law Review (2015)

It is a virtual axiom in the world of law that legal norms come in...

 

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Inefficient Evidence, Alabama Law Review (2015)

Why set up evidentiary rules rather than allow factfinders to make decisions by considering all...

 

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Talking Points (with Jef De Mot), University of Illinois Law Review (2015)

Our civil liability system affords numerous defenses against every single violation of the law. Against...

 

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Intellectual Property Defenses (with Gideon Parchomovsky), Columbia Law Review (2013)

This Article demonstrates that all intellectual property defenses fit into three conceptual categories: general, individualized,...

 

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EVIDENCE, PROBABILITY, AND THE BURDEN OF PROOF (with Ronald J. Allen), Arizona Law Review (2013)

This Article analyzes the probabilistic and epistemological underpinnings of the burden-of-proof doctrine. We show that...

 

Jurisprudence

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Catalogs (with Gideon Parchomovsky), Columbia Law Review (2015)

It is a virtual axiom in the world of law that legal norms come in...

 

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Dualism and Doctrine (with Dov Fox), Indiana Law Journal (2015)

What kinds of harm among those that tortfeasors inflict are worthy of compensation? Which forms...

 

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Intellectual Property Defenses (with Gideon Parchomovsky), Columbia Law Review (2013)

This Article demonstrates that all intellectual property defenses fit into three conceptual categories: general, individualized,...

 

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Are People Probabilistically Challenged? Book Review of Daniel Kahneman, THINKING, FAST AND SLOW (2011), Michigan Law Review (2013)

Daniel Kahneman’s recent book, Thinking, Fast and Slow, is a must-read for any scholar and...

 

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ARE PEOPLE PROBABILISTICALLY CHALLENGED? BOOK REVIEW OF DANIEL KAHNEMAN, "THINKING, FAST AND SLOW" (2011), Michigan Law Review (2013)

Daniel Kahneman’s recent book, Thinking, Fast and Slow, is a must-read for any scholar and...

 

Courts

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Catalogs (with Gideon Parchomovsky), Columbia Law Review (2015)

It is a virtual axiom in the world of law that legal norms come in...

 

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Talking Points (with Jef De Mot), University of Illinois Law Review (2015)

Our civil liability system affords numerous defenses against every single violation of the law. Against...