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Criminal defense expert Maher joins Duke Center for Science and Justice as executive director

Thomas Maher, who has taught criminal trial practice to Duke Law students for nearly 30 years, has joined the Duke Center for Science and Justice as executive director. (full story on the Duke Law website). Maher practiced criminal defense law in state and federal court for more than 20 years before becoming, in 2006, executive […]

March 30, 2020

Joe Bryan Pardoned 

Last fall our Amicus Lab Course wrote an amicus brief in support of Joe Bryan’s post-conviction petition to the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. Here is a pdf of the entire Bryan Amicus Brief.  He had been denied parole seven times. Last Thursday, he was granted parole. KWTX news reports: “Throughout the past 35 years, Bryan […]

March 23, 2020