John Pfaff

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Joel Reidenberg Distinguished Research Scholar, Professor of Law

Curriculum Vitae
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Office: Room 7-103

Faculty Assistant: Diane Pinero, [email protected]

Areas of Expertise: Criminal Law and Procedure, Law and Economics, Law and Social Science

John Pfaff Press Highlights

Seven Fordham Law Professors Named Distinguished Scholars

Truthout: What Prof. John Pfaff’s Research Tells Us About the “Tough on Crime” Era

The Intercept: Professor John Pfaff Gives Expert Opinion on State Legislation that Strips Powers

Stories About Crime are Rife with Misinformation and Racism, Critics Say

What Critics of Progressive Prosecution Get Wrong About Crime Spikes and the Reform Movement

How Safe Is the Subway? What Those Who Work There Have to Say.

Progressive Prosecutor Larry Krasner is Taking on Gun Violence and ‘Dirty Cops’ in Philadelphia

The Lessons Liberal Prosecutors Are Drawing From San Francisco’s Backlash

Why America’s Obsession With a Suspect’s Rap Sheet Misses the Point

What Factors Are Leading To a Rise in Crime?

Why Are So Many Americans Killing One Another?

Rittenhouse Doesn’t Have to Prove He Acted in Self-Defense

Report Analyzed Crime Trends in California during the Pandemic

How Progressives Are Knocking Out Local Judges Across the Country

Is New York’s Wave of Gun Violence Receding? Experts See Reason for Hope

Keep Reform Process Alive, Urges Justice Policy Expert

Can Criminal Justice Reform Survive a Wave of Violent Crime?

The Spike in Shootings During the Pandemic May Outlast the Virus

The Greatest Threat to Defunding the Police? State Pre-emption.

Derek Chauvin’s Conviction Shouldn’t Obscure How Broken Our Criminal Justice System Is