Faculty Detail

Dale A. Nance
Albert J. Weatherhead III and Richard W. Weatherhead Professor in Law and Criminal Justice

B.A. 1974 (Rice), J.D. 1977( Stanford), M.A. 1981 (Cal., Berkeley)
Phone: 216/368-3294
Areas of Expertise
  • Civil Litigation
  • Evidence
  • Private International Law
  • Philosophy of Law
  • Law and Archaeology/law of Cultural Artifacts

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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