Emmanuel Hiram Arnaud is an Assistant Professor of Law. He was previously a Visiting Assistant Professor at Cornell Law School, where he taught Criminal Law and a class called Race, the Constitution and American Empire. His research focuses on the application of federal criminal law and procedure in the territories of the United States, issues of criminal procedure, and race and the law. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in the Cornell Law Review, Fordham Law Review, and Columbia Law Review Forum, among others.
Prior to joining Cardozo, Professor Arnaud worked as a fellowship attorney at Justice 360, where he assisted in post-conviction proceedings and conducted mitigation investigations throughout South Carolina in support of people who were on death row and people who were sentenced as juveniles to life without parole. He went on to work as a law clerk for Judge Nelson S. Román at the U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, and for Judge Juan R. Torruella at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. He also worked as an appellate public defender at the Center for Appellate Litigation and as a litigation associate at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison. He earned a B.A. from Columbia University and a J.D. from Cornell Law School.
Professor Arnaud is a member of the New York City Bar Association’s Puerto Rico Task Force and the New York State Bar Association’s Task Force on the U.S. Territories. He also serves on the executive committee of the LatinoJustice Líderes Young Professionals Board.