Terence J Anderson

Professor of Law Emeritus

J.D. 1964, University of Chicago Law School
B.A. 1961, Wabash College

Phone: 305-284-2253
Office: G489

Terence J. Anderson, Professor of Law Emeritus, received a B.A. from Wabash College in 1961 and a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School in 1964. Before joining the University of Miami faculty in 1976, he served for two years as a regional local courts commissioner in Malawi, Africa, practiced for seven years with a law firm in Chicago, and taught for three years and served as academic dean for one at the Antioch School of Law in Washington, D.C.

After joining the Miami Law faculty, Professor Anderson continued to participate in public interest litigation. Most notably, from 1982 until 1991, he represented former U.S. District Judge, now Congressman, Alcee Hastings in all litigation relating to his office, including his impeachment trial before the United States Senate in 1989. During the 1994-95 academic year, Professor Anderson was a fellow at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Studies in Wassenaar.

He is the author of The Battles of Hastings: Four Stories in Search of a Meaning (NIAS 1996) and co-author (with William Twining) of Analysis of Evidence (1991, 1998).

Professor Anderson taught Elements, Analysis of Evidence, and Evidence at Miami Law.


Visualization Tools and Argument Schemes: A Question of Standpoint, 6 Law, Probability & Risk 97 (2008).

Visualization Tools and Argument Schemes Revisited, 6 Law, Probability & Risk 141 (2008).

An Intelligent Choice for A Key Panel, Washington Post, November 28, 2006 (op-ed Piece).

Analysis Of Evidence: How To Do Things With Facts Based On Wigmore's Science Of Judicial Proof (with D. Schum & W. Twining, 2d ed. 2005)

Wigmore Meets The Last Wedge, in Evidence & Inference 140 (William Twining & Ian Hampsher-Monk eds., 2003)

The Netherlands Criminal Justice System: an Audit Model of Decision Making, in Complex Case; Perspectives Of The Dutch Criminal Justice System (M. Malsch and J.F. Nijboer, eds., 1999)

On Generalizations I: A Preliminary Exploration, 40 S. Texas L. Rev. 455 (1999)

Analysis Of Evidence: How To Do Things With Facts, Based On Wigmore's Science Of Judicial Proof (with W. Twining) (Northwestern U. Pr., 1998) (originally published 1991)

The Battles Of Hastings: Four Stories In Search Of A Meaning (Netherlands Institute for Advanced Studies 1996)


Phone: 305-284-2253
Office: G489