Celebrating 125 Years

Faculty Detail

Dale A. Nance
John Homer Kapp Professor of Law

B.A. 1974 (Rice), J.D. 1977( Stanford), M.A. 1981 (Cal., Berkeley)
Phone: 216/368-3294
Areas of Expertise
  • Trial Law (Evidence)
  • Conflict of Laws (Private International Law)
  • Archeological Relics and Other Cultural Property Law
  • Philosophy of Law

Faculty Biography

An internationally recognized evidence scholar, Nance also teaches and writes about jurisprudence and legal theory, conflict of laws and the law of archeological artifacts. He is the author of numerous articles in leading law reviews, an important monograph entitled The Burdens of Proof: Discriminatory Power, Weight of Evidence, and Tenacity of Belief (Cambridge University Press 2016), and the textbook entitled Law and Justice: Cases and Readings on the American Legal System (Carolina Academic Press, 2d ed. 1999). Before joining our faculty in 2002, Nance taught at Chicago-Kent, Cornell University, the University of Colorado and the University of San Diego.

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