Stephen Rushin

Visiting Professor of Law


Professor Rushin teaches Criminal Law, Evidence, and Police Accountability. His research interests include police reform, criminal sentencing, civil rights, and empirical legal studies. His work has recently appeared in the Stanford Law Review, the University of Pennsylvania Law Review, the California Law Review, the Cornell Law Review, the Duke Law Journal, the Vanderbilt Law Review, and the Texas Law Review, among other journals. Cambridge University Press published his book, “Federal Intervention in American Police Departments,” in 2017. Numerous national media outlets have featured his research or expertise.

He has won multiple teaching awards, including “Professor of the Year” in 2020. Before joining Loyola in 2017, Professor Rushin taught at the University of Alabama School of Law and the University of Illinois College of Law.

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