Alan D. Hornstein is Professor Emeritus of Law at the University of Maryland School of Law, where he taught almost a score of courses, Socratic lecture, clinic, and seminar, and served two terms as Associate Dean and Interim Dean. He joins New York Law School for the 2011–12 academic year to teach Contracts and Special Topics: Ideas of Law in Western Culture Seminar in the fall and Evidence in the spring. Professor Hornstein has taught at Fordham Law School, Brooklyn Law School, and as a Distinguished Visitor at Touro Law Center. He also held the Paschal P. Vacca Chair in Liberal Education, the first eminent scholar’s chair at the University of Montevallo. Professor Hornstein served as Special Master in Abate v. AC & S, Inc., one of the nation’s largest asbestos cases. He was a reporter and special consultant to the Evidence Subcommittee of the Maryland Rules Committee, drafting a Code of Evidence for the state. He is the author of Appellate Advocacy in a Nutshell and annual editions of the Maryland Evidence Courtroom Manual (1999–2007). He has written extensively on the law of evidence and a wide variety of other legal and law-related subjects. Professor Hornstein is a member of Maryland’s Board of Visitors (the only faculty member ever to serve on the Board). He is a fellow of the American Bar Foundation and an elected member of the American Law Institute.
Long Island University, B.A. 1965
Long Island University, M.A. 1967
Rutgers University School of Law, J.D. 1970, Editor in Chief,
Rutgers Law Review
Graduate Institute in Liberal
Education, St. John’s College, M.A. 1986
Special Topics: Ideas of Law in Western Culture Seminar in the fall
and Evidence in the spring.