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Yale University, BA 2005
Columbia University School of Law, JD 2009


Aliza Hochman Bloom is an assistant professor of law and an expert on criminal procedure, Fourth Amendment doctrine and criminal sentencing reform. Prior to joining Northeastern's faculty in 2023, she was a faculty fellow at New England Law | Boston, where she taught criminal law, criminal advocacy and legal ethics. She was previously a visiting scholar at Boston University School of Law, supervising students in the criminal law clinic.

Professor Hochman Bloom's research focuses on race in criminal procedure doctrines and has appeared or will appear in the California Law Review, Stanford Journal of Civil Rights & Civil Liberties, American Criminal Law Review, New York University Law Review Forum, Minnesota Law Review and the Boston University Law Review Online.

Before joining the legal academy, Professor Hochman Bloom worked as an Assistant Federal Public Defender in the appellate division of the Middle District of Florida. She clerked for Judge Charles R. Wilson of the US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and Judge Charlene Honeywell of the Middle District of Florida. Professor Hochman Bloom was also a litigation associate at the law firm Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton. She earned her BA from Yale University and her JD from Columbia University School of Law

Fields of Expertise

  • Community Policing and Racial Profiling
  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Procedure

Selected Works

Aliza Hochman Bloom

Assistant Professor of Law


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