B.S. Babson College
J.D. Inter-American University School of Law
LL.M. Washington College of Law at American University

Assistant Professor of Law Diego H. Alcalá Laboy joins the faculty of Albany Law School from Delaware Law School. Owner of the firm Defensoria Legal LLC, Alcalá Laboy represents federal defendants as a member of the Criminal Justice Act Panel Attorney and also advises startups. After incorporating technologies into his legal workflow, Professor Alcalá Laboy began to explore how these same tools could be used to improve access to justice for those who cannot afford legal representation.

After completing his J.D. at the Inter-American University, School of Law, he represented dozens of defendants in serious felonies at the largest public defender's office in Puerto Rico. Earning his LL.M. in International Law and Human Rights Law from the Washington College of Law at American University in Washington DC., he worked as a Public Defender in both Virginia and Puerto Rico.

Prior to joining Delaware Law School, he worked as an adjunct professor at the Inter-American University, School of Law and taught Federal Evidence and Federal Criminal Procedure courses at the University of Puerto Rico Law School's Federal Bar Review. His scholarship focuses on abolition, surveillance, law, and technology from various critical theory perspectives.

Diego H Alcalá Laboy Curriculum Vitae
Diego H. Alcalá Laboy

Diego H. Alcalá Laboy

Assistant Professor of Law