• Research Professor Emerit
Ph.D./M.A. in Political Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison; B.A. in Political Science, Benedictine University

Stephen Daniels

  • Research Professor Emerit
ABF Researcher

Stephen Daniels (he/him) is a Research Professor Emeritus at the American Bar Foundation. He has published extensively on a broad range of topics that include innovation in legal education, the delivery of legal services, civil juries, trial courts, plaintiffs’ lawyers, medical malpractice, punitive damages, and the politics of civil justice reform. He has testified before congressional and state legislative committees about civil justice reform and served as an expert in cases dealing with constitutional challenges to civil justice reform.

Daniels is coauthor (with Joanne Martin) of Tort Reform, Plaintiff’s Lawyers, and Access to Justice (University Press of Kansas, 2015). His work has also been featured in a multitude of journals, including Law & Society Review, Texas Law Review, DePaul Law Review, Journal of Legal Education, and International Journal of the Legal Profession.

Research Focus

Law and public policy, legal education, the legal profession, the American civil justice system, the delivery of legal services, and the politics of civil justice reform.