Professor in Residence and Director of STEPPS, California Western School of Law
Professor Casey serves as Director of the STEPPS Program, an innovative course that focuses on the development of professional judgment through simulated law office experiences. He developed the materials for the course and oversees the STEPPS Program faculty of twenty adjunct professors. He previously held an appointment as Professor of Law at Case Western Reserve University School of Law, where he was a member of the faculty since 2004. He has taught courses in Criminal Justice, International Human Rights, Professional Responsibility, Surveillance and National Security. A specialist in clinical education, Professor Casey has worked with several international groups to further the rule of law through legal education programs. In 2009, he received a Fulbright award to develop the curriculum at the Universidad de San Andres, an emerging law school in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Before joining the faculty at Case Western Reserve University, he was an Associate in Law at Columbia Law School, where he received the Presidential Teaching Award. Professor Casey’s prior practice experience includes extensive trial and appellate work with the Manhattan office of the Legal Aid Society of New York, where he specialized in coram nobis proceedings.