Prof. Brian J. Foley
Drexel University School of Law, Philadelphia
Professor Foley is a Visiting Associate Professor of Law at Drexel University School of Law. He is currently an Associate Professor of Law at Florida Coastal School of Law. He graduated from University of California Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law where he served as an Associate Editor of the California Law Review. He then clerked for Judge Edmund Ludwig of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. After practicing with Dechert, Price & Rhoads and Connolly Epstein Chicco Foxman Engelmyer & Ewing, he taught at Rutgers School of Law, in Camden, Widener University School of Law, and Touro College Law Center. Professor Foley has developed and taught continuing legal education programs for lawyers and law firms about legal writing and persuasion, including using storytelling techniques in briefs, and has served as an arbitrator in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas. His most recent article, “Guantanamo and Beyond: Dangers of Rigging the Rules,” will appear in the Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology. He does pro bono criminal defense work for the Defender Association of Philadelphia and is currently involved in litigation seeking to have life-without-possibility-of-parole sentences ruled unconstitutional when applied to juveniles. Professor Foley is teaching Evidence and Criminal Procedure while visiting at Drexel Law.