Stephen Rushin joined the faculty at the University of Alabama School of Law as an Assistant Professor in August of 2015. He specializes in policing, criminal law, privacy law, and empirical legal studies. His research has appeared or is forthcoming in the Duke Law Journal, the California Law Review, the Cornell Law Review, the Minnesota Law Review, the Boston College Law Review, the Georgia Law Review, and the Fordham Law Review. He is also author of the new book, "Federal Intervention in American Police Departments," published with the Cambridge University Press in March of 2017.
Various national television, newspaper, and radio outlets have featured his research or expertise, including the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune, the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Boston Globe, the Atlantic, PBS Frontline, and NPR.
Professor Rushin holds a Ph.D. and J.D. from Berkeley, where he was a member of the California Law Review. He also holds a B.A. from the University of Texas. Before coming to Alabama, he taught at the University of Illinois College of Law.