Alexander Reinert

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

Alex Reinert is an Assistant Professor of Law at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where he teaches Civil Procedure, Criminal Law, Constitutional Law, and The Rights of Prisoners and Detainees.  Prior to joining Cardozo in 2007, Professor Reinert litigated prisoners’ rights, employment discrimination, and disability rights cases with Koob & Magoolaghan for six years.   Upon graduating from New York University Law School, he held two clerkships, first with the Hon. Harry T. Edwards, DC Circuit Court of Appeals, and then with United States Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Breyer.  Professor Reinert conducts research in the areas of constitutional law, criminal law, civil procedure, and the relationship between science and the law.

Selected Publications

Alexander A. Reinert, The Costs of Heightened Pleading, __ Ind. L.J.  __ (forthcoming).

Alexander A. Reinert, Public Interest(s) and Fourth Amendment Enforcement, 2010 U. Ill. L. Rev. __ (forthcoming).

Alexander A. Reinert, Measuring the Success of Bivens Litigation and Its Consequences for the Individual Liability Model, 62 Stan. L. Rev. 101 (2010).

Alexander A. Reinert, Eighth Amendment Gaps: Can Conditions of Confinement Litigation Benefit from Proportionality Theory? 36 Fordham Urb. L. J. 53 (2009) [Colloquium on Conditions of Confinement].

Arthur Bryant & Alexander A. Reinert, Epidemiology in the Legal Arena and the Search for Truth, 154 Am. J. Epid. S27 (2001).

David Egilman & Alexander A. Reinert, Asbestos Exposure and Lung Cancer: Asbestosis Is Not Necessary, 30 Am. J. Ind. Med. 398 (1996).