Associate Professor Christian Halliburton retired from Seattle University School of Law, effective June 30, and has been granted emeritus status.
Halliburton joined the faculty in 2002 and served as the faculty director of the law school's Alaska Program from 2015 to 2020. He taught courses in criminal law, constitutional law, criminal procedure, and law and religion.
Prior to teaching, Halliburton spent several years in private firm practice and two years clerking for the Honorable Barbara Jacobs Rothstein of the United States District Court in Seattle. He received his BA in anthropology from University of California, Berkeley in 1995 and his JD from Columbia University School of Law in 1998.
Halliburton has written articles on topics ranging from jurisprudential theories of privacy and evidentiary exclusions under the Fourth Amendment to the intersection of race and criminal law in the post-Brown v. Board of Education context. He received the Outstanding Faculty Award in 2005 and 2007.