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Prof. Anthony Sebok

Professor of Law, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University

Before coming to Cardozo, Professor Sebok was the Centennial Professor of Law and the associate dean for research at Brooklyn Law School, where he taught for 15 years. In 2005-06, Professor Sebok was a Fellow in the Program in Law and Public Affairs at Princeton University, and in 1999 he was a Fellow at the American Academy in Berlin. After completing law school, he clerked for Chief Judge Edward N. Cahn of the US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. He has authored numerous articles about mass restitution litigation, including lawsuits involving tobacco, handguns, and slavery reparations. Professor Sebok has also written extensively on the differences between the European and American tort systems, and is currently writing a book with Mauro Bussani of the University of Trieste on comparative tort law that will be published by Oxford University Press. Sebok is the author of Legal Positivism in American Jurisprudence, articles and essays on jurisprudence, and is the coeditor ofThe Philosophy of Law: A Collection of Essays. His casebook, Tort Law: Responsibilities and Redress, which he coauthored with John Goldberg and Benjamin Zipursky, is used at several leading law schools. Professor Sebok is frequently quoted in the national media on timely legal issues, such as the September 11 Victim Compensation Fund. He is a regular columnist forFindlaw, a popular legal Web site.

Education
  • B.A., 1984, Cornell University
  • M.Phil., 1986, Oxford University
  • J.D., 1991, Yale Law School
  • Ph.D., 1993, Princeton University

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