Steven Goode

Steven Goode

  • W. James Kronzer Chair in Trial and Appellate Advocacy
  • Distinguished Teaching Professor
  • Professor

Faculty Profile: Steven Goode

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A member of the University's Academy of Distinguished Teachers, Steve Goode teaches Evidence and Criminal Law. He served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs from 1998 to 2006 and as Dean ad interim in 2006. He is the recipient of the Massey Teaching Excellence Award and the University Civitatis Award.

Goode is the author of several books on the law of evidence and served as a reporter to the committees that drafted the Texas rules of evidence. He currently serves on the State Bar Advisory Committee on the Rules of Evidence and was a long-time member of the Court of Criminal Appeals' Rules Advisory Committee. 

A graduate of Williams College and Yale Law School, Goode practiced law with the Children's Defense Fund in Washington, D.C. before joining the Texas faculty in 1977.

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Professional Activities


May 17, 2018


Texas State Bar Advanced Evidence and Discovery Conference

Hearsay Update: Practicing in a Wireless World



November 3, 2017


41st Annual Page Keeton Civil Litigation Conference

Monitored Conversations

July 17, 2017


American Association of Law Libraries, Annual Meeting

Campus Carry: What’s Happened in Texas and What Does It Mean For Your State?

June 2, 2017


27th Annual State and Federal Appeals Conference


April 3, 2017


Texas College For the Judiciary, Civil Justice Conference

Hearsay Evidence: An Old Rule in a Modern World


October 28, 2016


40th Annual Page Keeton Civil Litigation Conference

Hearsay in a Wireless World

September 24, 2016

Invited Participant

Texas Tribune Festival

Campus Carry is the Law. Now What?

June 9, 2016


26th Annual State and Federal Appeals Conference

Attorney-Client Privilege vs. Work Product vs. Duty of Confidentiality

March 1, 2016

Invited Participant

SXSWedu Policy Forum Discussion

Bracing For Campus Carry in the Lone Star State