Professor Gruber's main research areas are substantive criminal law, emphasizing penal theory, victim's rights, race, and gender; critical race theory and feminism; and foreign relations and comparative law.
criminal law, criminal procedure, feminist legal theory, international criminal law, comparative criminal procedure, victims' rights, law of war, rape law, domestic violence law, penal theory, critical legal studies
LAWS 5503 - Criminal Law
Spring 2019 / Spring 2020 / Spring 2021
Studies statutory and common law of crimes and defenses, the procedures by which the law makes judgments as to criminality of conduct, the purposes of criminal law, and the constitutional limits upon it.
LAWS 6045 - Criminal Procedure
Spring 2019 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2021
Focuses primarily on the constitutional limitations applicable to such police investigative techniques as arrest, search, seizure, electronic surveillance, interrogation and lineup identification.