Sunday, August 8, 2010
Ben Trachtenberg, a Visiting Associate Professor of Law at the University of Missouri School of Law, will be joining EvidenceProf Blog as a guest blogger starting tomorrow. Trachtenberg is a 2001 graduate of Yale University and a 2005 graduate of the Columbia Law School, where he was an Articles Editor on the Columbia Law Review and both a James Kent Scholar and Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. Prior to visiting at Missouri, Trachtenberg was a judicial clerk for Judge José A. Cabranes of the Second Circuit, an associate at Covington & Burling LLP, and a Visiting Assistant Professor at the Brooklyn Law School.
Trachtenberg's publications include State Sentencing Policy and New Prison Admissions , 38 U. MICH. J.L. REFORM 479 (2005), Incarceration Policy Strikes Out: Exploding prison population compromises the U.S. justice system, A.B.A. JOURNAL, Feb. 2009, and Coconspirators, "Coventurers," and the Exception Swallowing the Hearsay Rule, 61 HASTINGS L.J. 581 (2010). At Missouri, he will be teaching Evidence, Criminal Procedure, and Trial Practice.