Richard J. Peltz-Steele
Richard J. Peltz-Steele, JD, is a professor at the University of Massachusetts Law School in the United States. He teaches torts and comparative law and researches in information law and policy, and development and human rights. Peltz-Steele is author or co-author of a treatise on access to information in U.S. state law and of legal education casebooks on information and tort law. He has published most recently on access to information reform in the United States and India. He lead-authored an amicus brief in California appellate court on access to information for social science research. Peltz-Steele serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Media Law and Ethics; has presented on workplace regulation, data protection, and sport governance accountability for the Union Internationale des Avocats; and has served as a vice chair for the ABA International Section committee on legal education. He blogs at The Savory Tort.com.