Paul Butler
Professor of Law, Georgetown Law

Paul Butler is Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center.  He teaches in the areas of criminal law and race and the law. Professor Butler’s scholarship has been published in many leading scholarly journals, including the Yale Law Journal, the Harvard Law Review (two articles), the Stanford Law Review and the UCLA Law Review (three articles).  He has been awarded the Professor of the Year award three times by the GW graduating class. 

Professor Butler served as a federal prosecutor with the U.S. Department of Justice, where his specialty was public corruption. While at the Department of Justice, Professor Butler also served as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney, prosecuting drug and gun cases.

Professor Butler is a cum laude graduate of Yale, and a cum laude graduate of Harvard Law School.