Areas of Study

Criminal Law

Overview

Criminal law is a thriving part of the Law School’s intellectual life. Top policymakers and practitioners regularly converge on Washington Square to explore critical issues in meting out justice. A world-class faculty offers courses, clinics, and colloquia on everything from organized crime control to reentry programs to the death penalty.

News from Washington Square

The Center on the Administration of Criminal Law (CACL) has launched the Clemency Resource Center (CRC), a...
Merging both ends of the criminal justice system by pairing indigent defense with offender reentry, the Criminal...
On June 27, Professor of Clinical Law Bryan Stevenson received the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction...
In the past few years, controversies about how sexual assault is handled in the United States have dominated the...