Alan Rozenshtein

  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Law
  • Harvard University, A.B.
  • Harvard Law School, J.D.

Office: 338
Mondale Hall, 229 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Professor Alan Rozenshtein joined the Law School as a visiting professor in 2017, having taught most recently as an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C. He is also an affiliate with the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University.

From Oct. 2014 to April 2017, he served as an attorney advisor in the Office of Law and Policy in the National Security Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, where his work focused on operational, legal, and policy issues relating to cybersecurity and foreign intelligence. From October 2016 to April 2017, he served as a special assistant United States attorney for the District of Maryland.

Before joining the Justice Department, Rozenshtein clerked for Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson III of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit. While attending Harvard Law School, he was a Heyman Fellow, served as articles editor for the Harvard Law Review, and was a contributor to Lawfare. Prior to attending law school, he studied philosophy at Balliol College, University of Oxford.

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Cybercrime and Cybersecurity

Criminal Procedure

Legislation and Regulation - 1L

Legislation and Regulation


Journal Articles

  • Fourth Amendment Proportionality After Carpenter, 128 Yale Law Journal Forum (forthcoming 2019)
  • Wicked Crypto, 9 UC Irvine Law Review (forthcoming 2019)
  • Surveillance Intermediaries, 70 Stanford Law Review 99 (2018)
    | SSRN
  • Recent Legislation, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012, 125 Harvard Law Review 1876 (2012).

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Walter F. Mondale Hall | 229 19th Avenue South | Minneapolis, MN 55455

P: 612-625-1000

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