Stephen Rushin joined the faculty at the University of Alabama School of Law as an Assistant Professor in August of 2015. He specializes in criminal law, criminal procedure, and police accountability. 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 Fordham Law Review, and the Georgia Law Review.
Various national television, newspaper, and radio outlets have featured his research or expertise, including the Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Chicago Tribune, the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Boston Globe, the Atlantic, PBS Frontline, NPR (including Morning Edition, Marketplace, and regional affiliates in Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Georgia), the Baltimore Sun, the Christian Science Monitor, Al Jazeera America, HBO Vice, Time Magazine, the Cleveland Plaindealer, BBC America, the Minneapolis Star Tribune, and the Chicago Sun-Times.
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.