Professor Rebecca Talbott is a Visiting Law Lecturer, teaching the first-year Legal Analysis, Research, and Writing class. Her research interests are in criminal law, criminal procedure, evidence, and racial justice.
Prior to joining the faculty, Professor Talbott was an Assistant Federal Public Defender for the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, where she represented indigent clients charged with federal felony crimes. Before that, she practiced criminal litigation at Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel, LLP, under the direction of criminal defense attorney Barry Berke. Professor Talbott clerked for Judge Stanley Marcus of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and Judge John Gleeson of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
Bar admissions: New York; U.S. District Courts for the Southern District of New York, Eastern District of New York, and District of Maryland; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.