After graduating from the Law Center in 1970, Professor Goldblatt was an Assistant District Attorney and then a Deputy District Attorney of Philadelphia. He has been chair of the American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section Amicus Curiae Briefs Committee (1982-1999). In 1985, he was a member of the ABA committee that issued the report, “Appellate Litigation Skills Training: The Role of the Law Schools.” He served as reporter to the ABA Criminal Justice Section’s Special Committee on Criminal Justice in a Free Society. That committee’s report, Criminal Justice in Crisis, was published in 1988. In 1992, he was the reporter to the ABA Task Force on Minorities in the Justice System. Its July 1992 report was adopted by the ABA and is now being implemented. His recent writings in the criminal justice area include several briefs in the United States Supreme Court. He has argued three cases in that Court on behalf of Appellate Litigation Clinic clients. He currently serves as the Chairperson of the Rules Advisory Committee of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces.
U.S. Supreme Court Briefs
"Trump Looks to Fast-Track DACA Appeal to Supreme Court," coverage by The Recorder (law.com), January 16, 2018, quoting Professor Steven Goldblatt.
"Maritime students visit US Supreme Court," coverage by SUNYMaritime.edu, November 20, 2017, featuring Professor Steven Goldblatt and the Supreme Court Institute.
"Federal appeals court in Richmond can no longer be described as conservative," coverage in the Richmond Times-Dispatch, April 13, 2017, quoting Professor Steven Goldblatt, director, Appellate Litigation Program.
"FAN 118.1 (First Amendment News) Seasoned SCOTUS Appellate Lawyer Files Cert. Petition in “Public Official” Defamation Case," coverage by Concurring Opinions, July 28, 2016, quoting Professor Steven Goldblatt.