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

A criminal record can affect an individual’s employment prospects, future interactions with the criminal justice...
Last Monday, Roy Austin Jr., deputy assistant to President Obama and director of the White House Office of Urban...
Andrew Weissmann has been selected as the Chief of the Criminal Division’s Fraud Section, announced Assistant Attorney...
The President signed an Executive Order to create the Task Force on 21st Century Policing and announce its members. The...