John Rappaport

John Rappaport teaches and writes about criminal law, criminal procedure, and the criminal justice system. Most of John's current research concerns American law enforcement, with topics including collective bargaining, unionization, and the labor market for law enforcement officers.

He clerked for Judges Stephen Reinhardt and Paul Watford of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg of the U.S. Supreme Court. He also practiced in the Capital Habeas Unit of the Los Angeles Federal Public Defender’s office and as a litigator at Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP.

Rappaport Stories

Black Lives Matter Protests: Hope for the Future? (Ep. 49)

University of Chicago scholars examine the changing conversation around racial injustice and police reform