Alex Stein is a Professor of Law at Cardozo Law School. Before joining Cardozo in 2004, he served for more than a decade at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem Faculty of Law. Alex also held visiting professorial appointments at Columbia, Miami and Yale Law Schools. His specialty areas are Evidence, Medical Malpractice, Torts and Economic Analysis of Law in general. He authors two books, Foundations of Evidence Law (Oxford University Press, 2005) and Tort Liability under Uncertainty (Oxford University Press, 2001) (with Ariel Porat), and over fifty articles of which many have appeared in leading journals including Harvard Law Review, Columbia Law Review, Michigan 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. He recently launched an e-journal STEIN on Medical Malpractice. He graduated from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and earned a Ph.D. from the University of London.
Are People Probabilistically Challenged? Review of Daniel Kahneman, Thinking, Fast and Slow (2011), 111 Mich. L. Rev. 855 (2013).
Toward a Theory of Medical Malpractice, 97 Iowa L. Rev. 1201 (2012).
The Relational Contingency of Rights, 98 Va. L. Rev. 1313 (2012) (with Gideon Parchomovsky).
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).