Torts

Leslie Garfield

Professor Leslie Garfield teaches Commercial Law, Contracts, Criminal Law and Torts.  Prior to joining the Pace Law faculty, Professor Garfield was a legislative attorney in the Legal Division of the Council of the City of New York. Professor Garfield frequently works with recent law graduates, court administrators, judges, lawyers, educators, and legislative and executive branch officials on projects to improve the communication and administration of justice. She is also the faculty editor of the Journal of Court Innovation, a joint project of the New York State Judicial Institute and Pace Law School to promote innovation in the courts.

Professor Garfield has co-authored a book, Teaching Skills through Substantive Law: Integration of the Principles.  She also writes and lectures nationally on the topics of criminal law, criminal procedure, and the impact of the Internet on law.

Areas of expertise: commercial law, criminal law, tort law, entertainment law, Internet law, trial

Steven Goldberg

Formerly the dean of Pace Law School, Professor Steven Goldberg now teaches Evidence, Torts and Constitutional Law. Prof. Goldberg served for a decade on the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Criminal Justice Standards, chaired an ABA Task Force on Commitment of Non-responsibility Acquittees, was a member of the Standards Review Committee of the Section on Legal Education and Admission to the Bar, and served as co-chair of the Westchester County Bar Association’s Committee on Lawyer Ethics from 1991 to 2002. He is also a member of the American Law Institute.

Professor Goldberg is the author of a trial advocacy book, The First Trial (Where Do I Sit? What Do I Say?), and is the co-author, with Park, Leonard and Orenstein, of a treatise in the West Hornbook Series, Evidence Law: A Student’s Guide to the Law of Evidence as Applied in American Trials.

Prof. Goldberg has also published numerous articles on alternative dispute resolution, constitutional law, criminal procedure, and trial advocacy, in addition to works on legal ethics.

Areas of expertise: Constitutional law, tort law, evidence, trial

 

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