Ben Trachtenberg

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Ben Trachtenberg

Associate Professor of Law

BA, with distinction, Yale University, '02
MA , University of Limerick, '02
JD , Columbia University, '05

Curriculum Vitae (PDF)

Professor Trachtenberg joined the University of Missouri School of Law faculty in 2010. Before coming to Missouri, Professor Trachtenberg was a Visiting Assistant Professor at Brooklyn Law School from 2008-2010 where he taught Criminal Law and Environmental Law.  From 2006-2008, he was a Litigation Associate at Covington & Burling LLP assigned to white collar investigations and civil securities cases. While in practice, Professor Trachtenberg also handled pro bono representations in housing and employment law matters.

Professor Trachtenberg received his J.D. from Columbia Law School where he was Articles Editor on the Columbia Law Review and recipient of several academic awards. He has an M.A. in International Studies from the University of Limerick, Ireland and a B.A. from Yale in Political Science, with distinction. After graduating from law school, Professor Trachtenberg clerked at the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit with Judge Jose A. Cabranes.

Professor Trachtenberg has published in the Florida Law Review, the Oregon Law Review, the Hastings Law Journal, the Nebraska Law Review, the New York Times, and the ABA Journal, among other publications.

Professor Trachtenberg teaches Criminal Procedure, Evidence, Professional Responsibility, and Trial Practice.

In 2012, Professor Trachtenberg received the Gold Chalk Award for excellence in teaching from the University of Missouri Graduate Professional Council.

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Most Recent Publications

No, You ‘Stand Up': Why Prosecutors Should Stop Hiding Behind Grand Juries , __ MISSOURI LAW REVIEW __

Testimonial Is As Testimonial Does , 66 FLORIDA LAW REVIEW 467 (2014)

A Law-School Lesson, Learned the Hard Way , CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION, Jan 18, 2013

Regulators, Mount Up , 5 NEBRASKA LAW REVIEW BULLETIN 22 (2013)

Law School Marketing and Legal Ethics , 91 NEBRASKA LAW REVIEW 866 (2013)

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