Colin Doyle

Colin Doyle
Colin Doyle, Associate Professor of Law

Associate Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Torts
  • Law, Algorithms, and Justice



  • JD, magna cum laude, Harvard Law School 
  • BA, cum laude, Boston College


Colin Doyle joined the Loyola Law School faculty in 2022. His research examines the relationship between criminal law, race, and emerging technology, particularly machine learning and artificial intelligence. Some of his work explores how overlooked features of new technology can challenge longstanding beliefs and practices within constitutional law, criminal law, and criminal procedure. Other research critiques traditional frameworks of authority in automated legal systems, exploring how machine learning could be used to study and surveil the powerful rather than the marginalized. He has a particular focus on decisions at the periphery of criminal adjudication, including bail setting and fees and fines determinations.

His scholarship has appeared in the ACM Conference on Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency, the Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, and the Duke Law Journal Online. His research has been cited in federal and state court decisions, including the California Supreme Court's landmark decision, In re Humphrey, that found the state's money bail practices to be unconstitutional. Doyle also writes about law and technology for a broader public audience with his work appearing in The New York Times, The Appeal, and the New York Law Journal.

Before becoming a law professor, Colin Doyle was a Climenko Fellow at Harvard Law School and worked as a staff attorney at the Criminal Justice Policy Program at Harvard Law School. He received his J.D. magna cum laude from Harvard Law School, where he served as articles chair for the Harvard Law Review.

Academic Publications

Policy Publications

Columns and Commentary