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Glenn W. Falk
Adjunct Professor of Public Policy and Law
Phone: (860) 297-4274 Office Location: McCook 204
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Trinity College faculty member since 2016
General ProfileTeaching
Degrees:
J.D., Harvard Law School (1985)
M.A., Trinity College (2007)
A.B., Harvard College (1982)

Glenn Falk is a legal aid lawyer and one of Connecticut’s leading appellate advocates.  He has briefed and argued dozens of appeals in the Connecticut Supreme Court on behalf of indigent defendants convicted of serious crimes.

Attorney Falk is particularly interested in emerging First Amendment and Fourth Amendment issues involving privacy in the digital age, hate speech and the response to terrorism and illegal immigration.  He is also concerned with the role of race and poverty in our criminal justice system. 

He would like to help students understand and critique legal arguments and develop their analytical, writing and oral communication skills, whatever their politics or career aspirations might be.

As passionate about history as he is about the law, Attorney Falk holds a master’s degree in history from Trinity College in addition to his undergraduate and law degrees from Harvard.  He would also like to help students explore topics in Anglo-American legal history, using such sources as the printed accounts of trials in London’s Old Bailey beginning in the seventeenth century.  Now available online, these accounts overflow with details of social history and provide a window upon early instances of cross-examination and other features of the modern jury trial.