Professor Emeritus of Law Martin A. Schwartz is one of the nation's leading authorities on Section 1983 civil rights litigation and is the author of a multi-volume treatise on that subject. He has argued three cases in the United States Supreme Court. He is the author of Trial Evidence Brought to Life: Illustrations from Famous Trials, Film and Fiction (PLI, 2015). He has been a columnist for the New York Law Journal for 40 years. He also chairs the Practising Law Institute’s program on Trial Evidence, and co-chairs the Supreme Court Review program.