A tort is a wrongful act that results in injury to another’s person, property, reputation, or the like, and for which the injured party is entitled to compensation.

James E. Fleming

James E. Fleming writes in constitutional law and constitutional theory and is the author or co-author of five scholarly books:   Constructing Basic Liberties: A Defense of Substantive Due Process (University of Chicago Press, 2022), is Fleming’s latest book. From reproductive rights to marriage for same-sex couples, many of our basic liberties owe their protection to […]

Wendy J. Gordon

Wendy J. Gordon has taught at Boston University since 1993, having taught at Rutgers, Georgetown, University of Michigan and other schools before arriving here. Her scholarship utilizes economics as well as ethics and analytic philosophy to understand copyright, trademark, and related forms of intellectual property. She is probably best known for her analyses of copyright’s “fair […]

Keith N. Hylton

Keith Hylton, a William Fairfield Warren Distinguished Professor of Boston University and Professor of Law at Boston University School of Law, joined the BU Law faculty in 1995 after teaching for six years and receiving tenure at Northwestern University School of Law. He is a prolific scholar who is widely recognized for his work across […]

Nancy J. Moore

Professor Nancy Moore is a nationally recognized leader in the field of professional responsibility, an area in which she first became interested while working as a prosecutor in Philadelphia. Before joining Boston University School of Law in 1999, Professor Moore taught at Rutgers University School of Law, where she offered the school’s first course in […]

Angela Onwuachi-Willig

Angela Onwuachi-Willig is dean and Ryan Roth Gallo Professor of Law at Boston University School of Law. A renowned legal scholar and expert in critical race theory, employment discrimination, and family law, she joined the law school as dean in August 2018. Before joining the School of Law, Dean Onwuachi-Willig served as Chancellor’s Professor of Law […]

Christopher Robertson

Christopher Robertson joined the BU Law faculty in 2020 as a tenured professor and N. Neal Pike Scholar in Health & Disability Law. He is also a Professor of Health Law, Policy & Management in the BU School of Public Health.  Professor Robertson is an expert in health law, institutional design, and decision making. His […]

Kathryn Zeiler

Professor Kathryn Zeiler is a Nancy Barton Scholar and Professor of Law. Prior to joining the BU Law faculty in 2015, Professor Zeiler was a Professor of Law at the Georgetown University Law Center (2003 to 2015). She has held visiting professorships at Boston College School of Law, Harvard Law School, NYU School of Law, […]