Clifford S. Fishman, J.D.
Professor of Law
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• Criminal Law
• Search and Seizure
• Evidence at Trial
• Sixth Amendment
• Electronic Surveillance
• Privacy in the Workplace
• Auto Searches
• Rape law
• Origins of Contemporary Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure and Evidence in the Torah
School: Columbus School of Law
Fishman et al. cover the Federal Rules of Evidence and the latest revised Federal Rules of Procedure, and provide guidance on how to apply the rules. It also offers expanded coverage of exclusionary law.
Fishman et al. provides information and tactics for criminal and civil practitioners in situations where Internet, computer, phone (analog, digital, and cellular), or other monitored and recorded evidence issues arise.
Mississippi Law Journal [81:5] Fishman addressed the issue of a government employee’s right to workplace privacy from the agency that employs him or her.
Widener Law Review Fishman article examines the effect of Giles v. California on the "testimonial/heresay" statement of a child declarant who does not testify at a defendant's trial.
Connecticut Law Review [42:2], Fishman et al. describes a method for analyzing the accuracy of eyewitness testimony that will significantly enhance the ability of the criminal justice system to assess eyewitness accuracy.
Fishman was a prosecutor in New York City from 1969-1977 and has given the following presentations to professional and non-professional groups:
Search, Seizure and Technology (Searching autos and containers; Search and Seizure in the Public Schools or on College Campuses)
“Street Law” (Search and seizure, police questioning for high school students)
Evidence of a Rape Complainant’s Prior Sexual Conduct (Whether evidence of the complainant’s prior sexual conduct or prior sexual assaults should be admitted)
Racial Profiling and Law Enforcement
Old Testament Justice: the Origins of Modern Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure and Evidence law in the Torah
Miranda: Rights, Wrongs and Unanswered Questions
Recordings, Transcriptions and Translations as Evidence
Defense Counsel Access to a Prosecution Witness’s Psychotherapy or Counseling records
The Impending Death of Privacy (versions for lay and professional audiences)
Jews of the American Revolution
The life of Jacob the Patriarch
Joseph and Judah: Why Joseph revealed his identity to his brothers
God’s Names in the Torah