Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice

Want to be a prosecutor or a public defender or envision a career with an organization that touches on criminal justice policy or reform?

Northeastern Law offers you the opportunity engage in criminal procedure and substantive criminal law through specialized courses developed by leading legal practitioners and scholars, clinics during your academic terms and co-op opportunities across the globe. What you learn in the classroom will come alive in your co-ops and clinics, preparing you to become a thoughtful leader in the field of criminal justice.

  • Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Procedure: Investigation
  • Criminal Procedure: Investigation
  • Evidence
  • Federal Courts and the Federal System
  • Immigration Law
  • Juvenile Courts: Delinquency, Abuse and Neglect
  • Social Welfare Law
  • Trial Practice
  • Whistleblower Law
  • Wrongful Convictions and Post-Conviction Remedies
  • Evidence-Based Crime Policy (CRIM 6262)
  • Global Criminology (CRIM 7201)
  • Immigration and Crime (CRIM 7264)
  • Policing for Crime Prevention (CRIM 6502)
  • Policing Urban Communities (CRIM 6504)
  • Punishment and Social Control (CRIM 6501)
  • Security in the 21st Century (CRIM 5203)
  • The Criminal Justice Process (CRIM 6202)
  • White-Collar Crime (CRIM 5205)
  • ACLU of Massachusetts
  • Brooklyn Defender Services
  • Citizens for Juvenile Justice
  • Colorado Public Defender
  • Committee for Public Counsel Services
  • New England Innocence Project
  • Georgia Resource Center
  • Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office
  • Still She Rises
  • Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office
  • US Attorney’s Office
  • Criminal Law Project
  • Drug Law and Policy Society
  • Family Law and Juvenile Justice Society
  • International Refugee Assistance Project
  • National Lawyers Guild
  • Southern Law Students for Progress


Dual Degree

Centers, Institutes and Programs

Representative Faculty