Faculty Profiles

Patrick Goodman

Patrick D. Goodman

Lecturer in Law
B.A. UCLA, 1991
M.Ed. UCLA, 1992
J.D. Columbia, 1996
UCLA Faculty Since 2001


Cracking the Case Method: Legal Analysis for Law School Success (with Paul Bergman and Thomas Holm). 2nd ed. West Academic (2018).


2013 William Rutter Award Acceptance Speech, 61 UCLA Law Review Discourse 12 (2013).
Forensic Hair Comparison Analysis: Nineteenth Century Science or Twentieth Century Snake Oil? (with Clive A. Stafford Smith), 27 Columbia Human Rights Law Review 227 (1996).


Trump and the American Normal: Attacks on the Judiciary Undermine Our Legal Institutions, Los Angeles Daily Journal (Feb. 24, 2017).
It’s Time to Appoint a Special Prosecutor, National Law Journal (Dec. 13, 2010).