Andrew Manuel Crespo

Andrew Manuel Crespo (@AndrewMCrespo) is an Assistant Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, where he teaches and writes about criminal law and criminal procedure, with a particular focus on the institutional design of the criminal justice system and the administrative role that courts play in regulating law enforcement behavior. His work has been profiled in The New York Times and was honored by the AALS Criminal Justice Section as including the best paper on criminal justice issues written by a tenure-track professor in 2015.  Professor Crespo’s writing can be found or is forthcoming in the Harvard Law Review, the Columbia Law Review, the Minnesota Law Review, The Boston Globe and elsewhere online at Lawfare and Take Care. Prior to beginning his academic career, Professor Crespo served as a Staff Attorney with the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia, and, before that, for three years as a law clerk, first to Judge Stephen Reinhardt, then to Justice Stephen Breyer, and finally to Justice Elena Kagan during her inaugural term on the Court.  Professor Crespo graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law School, where he was also the first Latino to serve as president of the Harvard Law Review.

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