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 serves as Associate Dean for Faculty and Associate
Professor of Law at the Indiana Tech Law School in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He holds B.A.
and M.B.A.-Finance degrees from the University of Minnesota, a J.D. cum laude from the William Mitchell College of Law, and he anticipates completion of a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from the Nova Southeastern University in early 2018. Dean MacLean teaches Criminal Procedure, Criminal Law, a Death Penalty Seminar, and Experiential Legal Writing. His research focuses on prosecutorial conduct, the privacy implications of the Fourth Amendment in the digital age, and the intersections of race and crime. Before commencing his law school teaching career, Dean MacLean served as a felony
prosecutor for twenty years. He has authored two legal texts, over two dozen chapters,
and his scholarly articles have appeared in the Akron Law Review, Albany Law Journal
of Science & Technology, Canadian Law Library Review, Capital University Law
Review, Clarity, Cleveland State Law Review, Criminal Law Bulletin, DePaul Law
Review, Dicta, Federal Courts Law Review, Hamline Law Review, Hofstra Law Review,
Houston Law Review Online, Indiana Tech Law Review, Iowa Law Review Bulletin,
Law Teacher, Lincoln Memorial University Law Review, New England Law Review On
Remand, Northwestern University Law Review Colloquy, Recent Advances in DNA
and Gene Sequences, Regent University Law Review, Richmond Journal of Law &
Technology, Supreme Court Law Review, University of Memphis Law Review,
University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law Heightened Scrutiny,
Washburn Law Journal, Widener Law Journal. His work has been cited by the First
Circuit and in numerous other courts and treatises. He has also co-authored numerous
amicus briefs to the United States Supreme Court and to state supreme and appellate
courts on substantive and procedural criminal law issues.


  • 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

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