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Professor of Law, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Daimler Fellow - Class of Fall 2017

Professor of Law Jacqueline Ross is co-director (with Maximo Langer and Kim Lane Scheppele) of the UCLA-Illinois-Princeton Comparative Law Work in Progress Workshop. Together with Thierry Delpeuch, of the Centre National de Recherche Scientifique, she organizes transatlantic seminars on intelligence-led policing and local security partnerships. Ross completed her BA and JD (both with honors) at the University of Chicago, where she was an articles editor for the University of Chicago Law Review. She served as law clerk to the Honorable Douglas H. Ginsburg, US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, and spent nine years as an assistant US attorney in Chicago and Boston, where she acquired extensive federal trial experience. Ross also taught in the law schools of Columbia University and New York University.


Her books include Comparative Criminal Procedure (with Stephen Thaman; Edward Elgar, 2016), Comparing the Democratic Governance of Police Intelligence: New Models of Participation and Expertise in the United States and Europe (with Delpeuch; Edward Elgar, 2016), and Manuel dIntelligence de Securite Publique Pour la Police Nationale (with Delpeuch; Ecole Normale Superieure de Police, 2015), the required textbook for French police commissioners. Ross received a Fulbright fellowship in 2007 and a grant in 2009 from France’s Agence Nationale de Recherche to study how French and American police use local security partnerships as sources of intelligence.

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