Alex Stein

Professor of Law


LL.B., 1983; LL.M., 1987, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Ph.D., 1990, University of London

Areas of Expertise

Criminal Law
Criminal Procedure
Economic Analysis of Law
Medical Malpractice


Formerly Professor of Law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Professor Stein has published widely in the US and abroad on evidence, torts, medical malpractice, civil and criminal procedure, and criminal law. His writings combine law with economic theories and moral philosophy. Professor Stein is the author of Foundations of Evidence Law and coauthor of Tort Liability Under Uncertainty, both published by Oxford University Press. 

He has also published numerous articles that appeared in the Canadian Journal of Law & Jurisprudence, Columbia Law Review, Georgetown Law Journal, Harvard Law Review, Iowa Law Review, Law & Contemporary Problems, Michigan Law Review, Minnesota Law Review, Northwestern University Law Review, Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Texas Law Review, University of Toronto Law Journal, Vanderbilt Law Review, Virginia Law Review, and other journals.

Professor Stein is on the editorial board of the International Journal of Evidence & Proof and was one of the founding editors of Theoretical Inquiries in Law.  He held visiting positions and taught at Columbia Law School, University of Miami School of Law, University of Toronto Faculty of Law, and Yale Law School.  Professor Stein maintains website at


He also runs an e-Journal, STEIN on Medical Malpractice, that discusses cutting-edge developments in medical malpractice law.