Thursday, September 10, 2009
Before joining the Cardozo faculty, 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, 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 U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
Sebok has authored numerous articles about mass restitution litigation, including lawsuits involving tobacco, handguns, and slavery reparations. 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 of The 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. Finally, Sebok is also a regular columnist for Findlaw.