Rebecca Talbott


Rebecca Talbott is a Research Fellow at the Stanford Constitutional Law Center. Her research focuses on constitutional criminal procedure and criminal law.

Rebecca earned her law degree, magna cum laude, from New York University School of Law, where she was a Root-Tilden-Kern Scholar and Furman Scholar and an executive editor on the New York University Law Review. She earned her B.A. in Philosophy, with Honors and Distinction, and a Minor in Mathematics, from Stanford University.

After law school, Rebecca served as a law clerk to Judge Stanley Marcus of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and to Judge John Gleeson of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Rebecca practiced law as a criminal litigator, including nearly five years as an Assistant Federal Public Defender in Baltimore, Maryland. Rebecca also served as a visiting law lecturer at the University of Washington School of Law, and as a civil rights litigator in Seattle, Washington.

In 2023, she served as Acting Executive Director of the Stanford Constitutional Law Center.

Rebecca Talbott

Stanford Law School Constitutional Law Center

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