Harvard Law School


Faculty Disclosures re: Related Outside Interests and Activities

Name: Carol S. Steiker

Institution: Harvard Law School

HLS Title: Professor of Law

Client/Interest Role/Interest Issue/Matter Dates
CPCS bail litigation Expert / Consultant In two bail cases before the Massachusetts SJC, I have signed an expert letter supporting the defendant/petitioner: Commonwealth v. Wagle (2016) and Commonwealth v. McCormick (2017). This involvement is an outgrowth of my work as Faculty Co-Director of the Criminal Justice Policy Program. August 2016 - ongoing
American Law Institute Expert / Consultant Advisory Committee member for Model Penal Code Sexual Assault project September 2014 - ongoing
American Constitution Society, Boston Chapter Board Progressive lawyers' organization September 2010 - ongoing
Racing Horse Productions Board Produces social issue documentaries; Thus far, Racing Horse has produced two documentaries: "War Don Don" on an international war crimes prosecution in Africa, and "Code of the West" on medical marijuana legislation and prosecutions in Montana. September 2009 - ongoing
American Bar Association Board I serve as a member of the ABA's Death Penalty Due Process Review Committee. August 2016 - August 2017
Donald Fell Expert / Consultant I served as an expert witness in Donald Fell capital murder trial in Vermont; my compensation is pending for 17 hours of services at $450.00/hr. March 2016 - July 2016
Committee for Public Counsel Services Board I serve on the Board of the state-wide agency that provides representation for indigent persons in criminal and related matters. This position is unpaid. March 2011 - November 2015
Lizcano v. Texas Expert / Consultant constitutionality of Texas definition of mental retardation in capital cases; consulted on cert petition in U.S. Supreme Court September 2010 - January 2011
Addison v. New Hampshire Expert / Consultant direct appeal in capital case in New Hampshire Supreme Court; constitutionality of New Hampshire capital sentencing statute January 2009 - June 2010
American Law Institute Expert / Consultant expert report on American death penalty for the American Law Institute; whether the ALI should retain, remove, or amend the death penalty provisions of the Model Penal Code February 2008 - October 2009
Smith v. Texas Counsel Co-counsel with Jordan Steiker on merits brief in U.S. Supreme Court; constitutionality of Texas death sentencing practices September 2006 - January 2007

Last Updated: July 17, 2018