Charles E. MacLean

Charles Maclean

Associate Dean for Faculty and Associate Professor of Law

Office: Law School, Room 149

Phone: 260.422.5561, ext. 3447


Curriculum Vitae

About Professor MacLean

Charles E. “Chuck” MacLean, Associate Dean for Faculty and Associate Professor of
Law, Indiana Tech Law School, Fort Wayne, Indiana; B.A., M.B.A. (University of
Minnesota), and J.D. cum laude (William Mitchell College of Law). Professor MacLean,
who anticipates completion of his A.B.D. in Summer 2017 and Ph.D. in Winter 2018,
previously taught at the William Mitchell College of Law and the Lincoln Memorial
University-Duncan School of Law.

Professor MacLean teaches Criminal Procedure, Criminal Law, a Death Penalty
Seminar, and Experiential Legal Writing. His research focuses on the prosecutorial
conduct and the privacy implications of the Fourth Amendment and its practical and
theoretical applications in the digital age. As a former felony prosecutor, having served
in that capacity for twenty years, Professor MacLean strives always to blend theory
with practice. His privacy-related scholarly works have appeared in the Albany Law
Journal of Science and Technology, the Hamline Law Review, the Federal Courts Law
Review, the Regent University Law Review, the Richmond Journal of Law and
Technology, the Northwestern University Law Review Colloquy, the Iowa Law Review
Bulletin, the Recent Advances in DNA and Gene Sequencing journal, and multiple
entries in a forthcoming book, Privacy Rights in the Digital Era. His work has been cited
by the First Circuit and in numerous other courts and treatises. He co-authored
numerous amicus briefs to the United States Supreme Court and to state supreme
courts. He has been cited on Fourth Amendment issues in the ABA Journal, USA
Today, Canadian Public Radio, and Il Corriere della Sera, among others.


  • J.D., William Mitchell College of Law, cum laude
  • MBA – Finance, University of Minnesota
  • B.A. – Geography and Urban Studies, University of Minnesota

Courses Taught

  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Moot Court
  • Death Penalty Seminar

Authors Page