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Steven Resnicoff

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  • Professor of Law, Director of Center for Jewish Law and Judaic Studies
  • Full-time
  • (312) 362-8137
  • 709 Lewis Center

Steven H. Resnicoff is a professor at DePaul University College of Law, where he has received numerous awards for his teaching and scholarship, and director of its Center for Jewish Law & Judaic Studies (JLJS). Former chair of the Association of American Law School’s Section on Jewish Law and former chair of the executive board of the Jewish Law Association, Professor Resnicoff earned a BA at Princeton (where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and selected as a Scholar of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public & International Affairs), a JD at Yale, and advanced rabbinic ordination from the late sage, Rabbi Moshe Feinstein, of blessed memory.

Professor Resnicoff is the author or co-author of five books, including Understanding Jewish Law, published by LexisNexis, and more than 50 articles and book chapters. Much of his work focuses on the interrelationships between Jewish and secular legal systems. He also teaches as an adjunct in the doctoral program at the Spertus Institute for Jewish Leadership and Learning in Chicago. An internationally known scholar and lecturer, Professor Resnicoff’s secular lar areas of expertise include bankruptcy, bioethics, commercial paper, contracts and professional responsibility.


BA, Princeton University; JD, Yale University; Rabbinic, Beth Medrash Govoha

Courses Taught

  • Bankruptcy
  • Bioethics & the Law
  • Contracts
  • Jewish Law
  • Legal Profession
  • Negotiable Instruments

Selected Works