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Rob Smith

Former Executive Director

Rob was previously an assistant professor of law at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he taught criminal law and evidence. Rob earned his law degree from Harvard Law School and his bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley. Rob’s scholarship has appeared in the New York University Law Review, Cornell Law Review, Iowa Law Review, Boston University Law Review, Washington Law Review, Alabama Law Review, Hastings Law Journal, and Cardozo Law Review, among other journals, and in the online editions of the Yale Law Journal, Michigan Law Review, Northwestern Law Review, and Harvard Law & Policy Review. He also has published shorter works in The Guardian, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Huffington Post, Salon, and Slate. His work has been cited by courts including the U.S. Supreme Court, as well as in the New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Huffington Post, New Yorker, Atlantic, Harper’s, Mother Jones, USA Today and the ABA Journal, among other outlets.