Mary M. Cheh

Mary M. Cheh

Title: Professor of Law; Elyce Zenoff Research Professor of Law

Telephone: 202.994.6748

B.A., Rutgers University, Douglass College; J.D., Rutgers University; LL.M., Harvard University

Specialties/Areas of Expertise:
Constitutional law; Supreme Court; criminal law and procedure; nomination and confirmation of judges; police practice and police brutality; information classification; secrecy and national security


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Brief Bio:

  • formerly in private practice with Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Kampelman in Washington, D.C.
  • former law clerk to the chief justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court
  • 1986 special assistant U.S. attorney in Washington D.C.
  • pro bono work for the Centre for Applied Legal Studies in South Africa (1983)
  • former consultant, National Institute of Justice, and President's Commission on Organized Crime