Professor Anthony Paul Farley has been named to Lawyers of Color’s 2013 50 Under 50 list (To view Journal click: HERE): a catalog of the most influential minority law professors 50 years of age or younger. Professor Farley is the James Campbell Matthews Distinguished Professor of Jurisprudence at Albany Law School, specializing in constitutional law, criminal procedure and legal theory. He has lectured and published widely, with articles in the Berkeley Law Raza Law Journal, Yale Journal of Law & Humanities, the New York University Review of Law & Social Change, the Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal, the Columbia Journal of Race and Law and many others.
Professor Farley earned his Juris Doctorate from Harvard Law School and his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia. He is a member of the Society of American Law Teachers and the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights and previously served on the board for both organizations. Prior to joining Albany Law School, Professor Farley was a tenured member of the Boston College Law School faculty, where he taught for 16 years. He has also served as an assistant U.S. attorney with the Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Columbia and practiced law as a corporate/securities associate with Shearman & Sterling in New York City.