Loyola University Chicago

School of Law

Full-Time Faculty

Stephen Rushin

Title/s: Assistant Professor of Law

Office #: Corboy 1324

Phone: (312) 915-7691

E-mail: srushin1@luc.edu

CV Link: rushinCV.pdf


Professor Rushin specializes in criminal law, police accountability, and empirical legal studies. His recent research has appeared or is forthcoming in the University of Pennsylvania Law Review, the Cornell Law Review, the Duke Law Journal, and the California Law Review, among other journals. Numerous national media outlets have featured his research or expertise. Before joining Loyola, Professor Rushin taught at the University of Alabama School of Law and the University of Illinois College of Law.


BA, University of Texas at Austin
JD, University of California, Berkeley
PhD, University of California, Berkeley 

Program Areas

Criminal Law
Police Accountability
Criminal Procedure

Selected Publications

Professor Stephen Rushin’s SSRN webpage

Police Disciplinary Appeals, 167 U. Pa. L. Rev. __ (forthcoming 2018)

De-Policing, 102 Cornell L. Rev. 721 (2017) (with Griffin Edwards)

From Selma to Ferguson: The Voting Rights Act as a Blueprint for Police Reform, 105 Cal. L. Rev. 263 (2017) (with Jason Mazzone)

Police Union Contracts, 66 Duke L.J. 1191 (2017)

Bathroom Laws as Status Crimes, 86 Fordham L. Rev. 1 (2017) (with Jenny Carroll)

Using Data to Reduce Police Violence, 57 B.C. L. Rev. 117 (2016)

Structural Reform Litigation in American Police Departments, 99 Minn. L. Rev. 1383 (2015)

Federal Enforcement of Police Reform, 82 Fordham L. Rev. 3189 (2014)