Professor Stephan Landsman
Professor Stephan Landsman is the Clifford Professor of Tort Law and Social Policy, Emeritus, at DePaul University College of Law in Chicago, Il. He is a graduate of Harvard Law School, the author of six books and more than 70 articles. His most recent books concern medical error, the challenge of crimes of the Holocaust, and the merits of the American adversary system of justice. He is an expert on the American jury. Stephan’s scholarly articles examine the history, value, and workings of the jury. He was the Reporter responsible for drafting the American Bar Association’s Principles for Juries and Jury Trials.
He successfully argued before the United States Supreme Court in Akron Center for Reproductive Health v. City of Akron and has pursued claims regarding medical malpractice, sex discrimination, judicial recusal, products liability and aviation accidents.
As a professor, Stephan has taught in England and India, and lectured in Japan, China, Australia, Israel and across the United States. He continues to work as a practicing lawyer, as he has throughout his career.