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Criminal Law and Procedure

  • D. James Greiner

    September 30, 2022

    Jim is the Honorable S. William Green Professor of Public Law. He teaches courses on civil procedure, expert witnesses, and access to justice. Before coming…

  • Ronald S. Sullivan

    September 30, 2022

    Professor Sullivan is a leading theorist in the areas of criminal law, criminal procedure, trial practice and techniques, legal ethics, and race theory. He is the…

  • Jonathan A. Rapping

    September 30, 2022

    Jonathan Rapping is a Professor of Law and Director of the Criminal Justice Certificate Program at Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School. He is also the…

  • Eisha Jain

    September 30, 2022

    Eisha Jain’s research focuses on the blurring boundaries between civil and criminal law. Her recent work focuses on immigration enforcement, criminal records, misdemeanors, and collateral…

  • Alexandra Natapoff

    September 30, 2022

    Alexandra Natapoff is an award-winning legal scholar and criminal justice expert. She writes about criminal courts, public defense, plea bargaining, wrongful convictions, and race and…

  • Mina Malik

    September 30, 2022

    Mina Malik is a Lecturer on Law and Senior Advisor to Harvard’s Fair Punishment Project. Most recently, Mina served as the Executive Director of the…

  • Rebecca Richman Cohen

    September 30, 2022

    Rebecca Richman Cohen is an Emmy Award nominated documentary filmmaker and has been a Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School since 2011. Rebecca was profiled…

  • Intisar A. Rabb

    September 30, 2022

    Intisar A. Rabb is a Professor of Law, a Professor of History, and the faculty director of the Program in Islamic Law at Harvard Law…

  • Carol S. Steiker

    September 30, 2022

    Carol Steiker is the Henry J. Friendly Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, where she serves as the Dean’s Special Advisor for Public Service.

  • Crystal S. Yang

    September 30, 2022

    Crystal S. Yang is the Bennett Boskey Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research,…

  • Anna Lvovsky

    September 30, 2022

    Anna Lvovsky is a Professor of Law and an Affiliate Professor of History at Harvard University. At the Law School, she teaches courses on American…

  • Andrew M. Crespo

    September 30, 2022

    Andrew Manuel Crespo is the Morris Wasserstein Public Interest Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, where he teaches criminal law and procedure and serves…

  • Elizabeth Papp Kamali

    September 30, 2022

    Elizabeth Papp Kamali is a Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, where she teaches criminal law and English legal history. Professor Kamali’s research focuses…

  • Daniel L. Smail

    September 30, 2022

  • Ioannis Kalpouzos

    September 30, 2022

    Dr Ioannis Kalpouzos specialises in public international law, international criminal law, the law of war and human rights law. He is a Visiting Professor at…

  • Steven M. Shavell

    September 30, 2022

    Steven Shavell graduated from the University of Michigan in 1968, was an officer in the U.S. Public Health Service at the Centers for Disease Control…

  • Christopher Lewis

    September 30, 2022

    My research is about how the law (especially the criminal law) can be more fairly and efficiently administered in response to social and economic inequality. Before…

  • Jay Blitzman

    September 30, 2022

    The Hon. Jay D. Blitzman, First Justice-Massachusetts Juvenile Court, Middlesex Division, Ret. Interim Executive Director of Massachusetts Advocates for Children Prior to his judicial appointment,…

  • Michael Dreeben

    September 30, 2022

    Michael Dreeben is a partner at O’Melveny and Myers LLP and serves as Co-Chair of the White Collar Defense and Corporate Investigations Practice. He is…

  • Lorinda Laryea

    September 30, 2022

    Lorinda Laryea is an Assistant Chief of the Department of Justice, Criminal Division, Fraud Section, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) Unit. In that capacity, Professor…

  • Premal Dharia

    September 30, 2022

    Premal Dharia is the Executive Director of the Institute to End Mass Incarceration at Harvard Law School. She has spent the last twenty years dedicated…

  • Peter L. Murray

    September 30, 2022

    Peter Murray taught his first course at HLS in 1978. In most years since then he has taught at least one course here. He was…

  • Catharine A. MacKinnon

    September 30, 2022

    Catharine A. MacKinnon is a lawyer, teacher, writer, and activist on sex equality issues domestically and internationally. She is Elizabeth A. Long Professor of Law…

  • Adriaan M. Lanni

    September 30, 2022

    Adriaan Lanni teaches Criminal Law, Criminal Adjudication, Restorative Justice, the Criminal Justice Workshop, and Ancient Law. Her research focuses on ancient law and society and…

  • Devi Rao

    September 30, 2022

    Devi M. Rao co-directs the law school’s Criminal Justice Appellate Clinic and Seminar and is the Director of the Washington, D.C.

  • Philip Torrey

    September 30, 2022

    Phil Torrey is the Managing Attorney of the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program, and a Lecturer on Law. At HLS, he directs the Crimmigration Clinic…

  • Cindy Zapata

    September 30, 2022

    Cindy Zapata is a Clinical Instructor in the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program. She supervises and trains students in the Harvard Immigration and Refugee…

  • John C. Cratsley

    September 30, 2022

  • Charles J. Ogletree

    September 30, 2022

    Charles Ogletree, the Harvard Law School Jesse Climenko Professor of Law, and Founding and Executive Director of the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and…

  • Patti Saris

    September 30, 2022

    United States District Judge Patti B. Saris served as Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts from 2013 to…

  • Laurence H. Tribe

    September 30, 2022

    Laurence H. Tribe, the Carl M. Loeb University Professor and Professor of Constitutional Law at Harvard, has taught at its Law School since 1968 and…

  • Jonathan J. Wroblewski

    September 30, 2022

    Jonathan Wroblewski has been the Director of the Harvard Law School Semester in Washington Program since 2010. He is also the Director of the Office…

  • Leo Tsao

    September 30, 2022

    Leo Tsao is a partner at Paul Hastings LLP, where he is a member of the Investigations and White Collar Defense and Fintech & Payments…

  • Jeannie Suk Gersen

    September 30, 2022

    Jeannie Suk Gersen is the John H. Watson, Jr. Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, where she has taught constitutional law, criminal law and…

  • Erin Kelly

    September 30, 2022

    Visiting Professor Erin I. Kelly is Professor of Philosophy at Tufts University. Her research areas are in philosophy of law and in moral and political…

  • Brandi Harden

    September 30, 2022

    Brandi Harden is currently the Managing Partner at Harden & Pinckney, PLLC, a boutique law firm located in downtown Washington, D.C. Harden & Pinckney, PLLC…

  • Nancy Gertner

    September 30, 2022

    Judge Nancy Gertner is a graduate of Barnard College and Yale Law School where she was an editor on The Yale Law Journal. She received…

  • Samuel Weiss

    September 30, 2022

    Samuel Weiss is the founder and Executive Director of Rights Behind Bars, which litigates conditions of confinement claims against prisons, jails, and immigration detention centers.

  • Alex Whiting

    September 30, 2022

    Alex Whiting is a Visiting Professor at Harvard Law School where he teaches, writes and consults on domestic and international criminal prosecution issues. He is…

  • Daniel Kahn

    September 30, 2022

    Daniel Kahn is a partner at Davis Polk & Wardwell in the White Collar Defense and Investigations group. Professor Kahn represents individual and corporate clients…

  • Criminal Law and Procedure

    July 10, 2022