Stanley A. Goldman

Professor of Law
Director, Center for the Study of Law and Genocide

BA, magna cum laude, University of California at Los Angeles, Phi Beta Kappa
JD, cum laude, Loyola Law School, Order of the Coif


While attending Loyola Law School, Stanley Goldman was executive editor of the Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review. Goldman joined the Loyola faculty after serving as a Los Angeles County Deputy Public Defender. His scholarship is principally in the area of criminal procedure, evidence, and Genocide studies. He is also a Bar review lecturer in Ethics, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Evidence and Trusts and Wills.

In the News

Television and radio commentary
  • From October 1996 through November 2006, Legal Editor of the Fox News Channel.
  • Special correspondent for CBS's Day and Date from September 1995 through October 1996.
  • From August 1994 through October 1995, appeared three hours daily, five days a week on CBS National Network Radio as an anchor and news consultant.
  • Legal analyst for King World Productions, CNN, America's Talking (predecessor to MSNBC), British, Canadian, Australian and New Zealand Television.
  • Over 4000 television and 500 radio appearances as a legal expert.
  • Hosted several hour-long programs on CNBC and appearing as a guest on CNBC over 250 times as a legal analyst.
  • Appeared over two dozen times on Entertainment Tonight.
Print commentary
  • From 1994 through 1996, he wrote approximately 90 columns for the New York Daily News.
  • Quoted over three dozen times in People Magazine.

Selected Scholarship

  • "Left to the Mercy of a Rude Stream: Surviving the Holocaust," Book (forthcoming 2018)
  • "A Fuhrer of Industry: Krupp Before, During, and After Nuremberg," 39 Loy. L.A. Int'l & Comp. L. Rev. 187 (2017) 
  • "The Last Prosecutor," 39 Loy. L.A. Int'l & Comp. L. Rev. 63 (2017)
  • "Introduction," 39 Loy. L.A. Int'l & Comp. L. Rev. 1 (2017)
  • “Is It Nobody's Business but the Turks'?: Recognizing Genocide,” 16 Touro International L. Rev. 25 (2013)
  • “Hard cases: How Big Trials Changed the Law,” (forthcoming)
  • “The Man Who Made Genocide a Crime” 34 Loyola Inter. L. Rev. (2012)
  • “Searching for the Fourth Amendment: Looking for Law in All the Wrong Cases” 38 Search and Seizure Law Report, No. 2 (2011) University of Pittsburg School of Law
  • “The Jew Who Met Himmler,” 32 Loyola Inter. L. Rev. 1 (2010)
  • “In Defense of the Defense of the Damned,” California Defender Journal (Spring 2009)
  • “In Defense of the Damned,” 5 Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law 611 (2008)
  • “Seizing Private Papers:  Greater Protections for a Digital Age” 41 Loyola of L.A. L. Rev. 61. (2007)
  • “Run, Walk or Ride, Don't Try to Hide: Avoiding Police Contact and the 4th Amendment,” Loyola Lawyer, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California (Fall 2003)
  • “Walk Don't Run: Suspicions for a New Millenium,” Univ. of Pittsburg School of Law, Search and Seizure Law Report, Volume 29, Issue 3 (April 2002)
  • “Running from Rampart,” 34 Loyola of L.A. L. Rev. 2 (2001)
  • “To Flee or Not to Flee – That is the Question: Flight as Furtive Gesture,” 37 Idaho L. Rev. 3 (2001)
  • Legal Columnist, Fox On Line - July 1998 to January 2001