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Criminal Law and Procedure

  • Philip Torrey

    February 7, 2023

    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…

  • Premal Dharia

    February 7, 2023

    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…

  • John C. Cratsley

    February 7, 2023

  • Cindy Zapata

    February 7, 2023

    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…

  • Devi Rao

    February 7, 2023

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

  • Amir Ali

    February 7, 2023

    Amir Ali co-directs the law school’s Criminal Justice Appellate Clinic and has taught courses on constitutional and appellate litigation. He is…

  • Erin Kelly

    February 7, 2023

    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…

  • Michael Dreeben

    February 7, 2023

    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…

  • Francis X. Shen

    February 7, 2023

    Francis X. Shen, JD, PhD is an Associate Professor in the Harvard Medical School Center for Bioethics and the MGH Department of Psychiatry. Previously Dr.

  • Jeannie Suk Gersen

    February 7, 2023

    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…

  • Ioannis Kalpouzos

    February 7, 2023

    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…

  • Rebecca Goldstein

    February 7, 2023

    Rebecca S. Goldstein is an Assistant Professor of Law and Assistant Professor of Political Science (by courtesy) at the University of California, Berkeley. Her research…

  • Daniel L. Smail

    February 7, 2023

  • Ronald S. Sullivan

    February 7, 2023

    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…

  • Carol S. Steiker

    February 7, 2023

    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.

  • Alex Whiting

    February 7, 2023

    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…

  • Laurence H. Tribe

    February 7, 2023

    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…

  • Nancy Gertner

    February 7, 2023

    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…

  • Charles J. Ogletree

    February 7, 2023

    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…

  • Catharine A. MacKinnon

    February 7, 2023

    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…

  • Samuel Weiss

    February 7, 2023

    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.

  • Anna Lvovsky

    February 7, 2023

    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…

  • Christopher Lewis

    February 7, 2023

    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…

  • Lorinda Laryea

    February 7, 2023

    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…

  • Patti Saris

    February 7, 2023

    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…

  • Santha Sonenberg

    February 7, 2023

    For more than 30 years Santha Sonenberg was a public defender representing indigent clients in the local and federal courts in the District of Columbia…

  • Eisha Jain

    February 7, 2023

    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…

  • Crystal S. Yang

    February 7, 2023

    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,…

  • Adriaan M. Lanni

    February 7, 2023

    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…

  • Alexandra Natapoff

    February 7, 2023

    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…

  • Andrew M. Crespo

    February 7, 2023

    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…

  • Peter L. Murray

    February 7, 2023

    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…

  • Intisar A. Rabb

    February 7, 2023

    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…

  • Elizabeth Papp Kamali

    February 7, 2023

    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…

  • Jay Blitzman

    February 7, 2023

    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,…

  • D. James Greiner

    February 7, 2023

    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…

  • Daniel Kahn

    February 7, 2023

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

  • Rebecca Richman Cohen

    February 7, 2023

    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…

  • Brandi Harden

    February 7, 2023

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

  • Criminal Law and Procedure

    July 10, 2022