Carl H. Coleman, J.D.


Seton Hall Law School
Newark,New JerseyProfessor Coleman received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School, where he served as Supervising Editor of the Harvard Law Review. He also holds an A.M. in East Asian Studies from Harvard University and a B.S.F.S., cum laude, from Georgetown Universityís School of Foreign Service. After law school, Professor Coleman served as law clerk to Chief Judge James L. Oakes of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He then worked as a litigation associate at Leventhal Slade & Krantz in New York City. In 1993, Professor Coleman was appointed Counsel to the New York State Task Force on Life and the Law, a nationally recognized interdisciplinary commission with a mandate to recommend public policy on bioethical issues. He was made Executive Director of the Task Force in 1995. While working at the Task Force, Professor Coleman taught courses in health law and bioethics as an Adjunct Professor at Seton Hall, Hofstra, and New York University Schools of Law. Professor Coleman currently serves as co-chair of the Committee on Ethical Issues in the Provision of Health Care of the New York State Bar Association, and he is part of the core faculty of the Certificate Program in the Ethics and Regulation of Research with Human Subjects, a postgraduate course jointly sponsored by Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the New York University Division of Nursing. He has also served on the New York State Attorney Generalís Commission on Quality of Care at the End of Life, the Elder Law, Bioethics, and Health Law Committees of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, and the Institutional Review Board of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Professor Coleman came to Seton Hall in 2000 and is the Director of the Health Law and Policy Program.