law: Faculty

Mort P. Cohen
Title:
Professor of Law
Department:
Law
Campus:
San Francisco
  • 415-442-6678

COURSES TAUGHT

Civil Procedure

Criminal Law

RESEARCH INTERESTS AND AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

Bioethics

Civil Litigation

Criminal Law

Disability Law

Elder Law

Health Law

Mental Health Law

EDUCATION

  • LLM, Harvard University

  • LLB, Brooklyn Law School

  • BS, New York University

PROFESSIONAL AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Has taught criminal law for over 25 consecutive years

Litigates in the area of prisoners and the constitutional rights of the mentally ill

Consultant to the California Mental Health Association

Former trial attorney with the US Department of Justice

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • Professor Mort Cohen: An Advocate Professor's Journey, Spring/Summer GGU Lawyer 20 (2013). Interviewed by Leeor Neta.

  • ed., Cambridge Quarterly of Health Care Ethics, Cambridge University Press (1992-1995).

  • AIDS Law for Mental Health Professionals: A Handbook for Judicious Practice, (AIDS Health Project, University of California 1991-1995). Legal adviser.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Member of the Board of Directors for the California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform

  • Member, California, New York & Michigan State Bars