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Archive: January 2021

Wilson Center Executive Director to Return to Private Practice

January 1, 2021

Thomas Maher, who has served as Executive Director at the Wilson Center, will be departing to return to private practice on January 1.

Maher, who has taught criminal trial practice to Duke Law students for nearly 30 years, joined the … Continue Reading →

Join Our Team: Wilson Center Hiring an Associate Director

November 18, 2020

The Wilson Center for Science and Justice at Duke Law School is hiring an Associate Director.

From the job description:

The Wilson Center for Science and Justice aims to conduct interdisciplinary research to advance criminal justice and civil rights. The … Continue Reading →

NEW: Duke Scientific Integrity Associate Interviews Brandon Garrett About Criminal Legal System

October 7, 2020

Emilia Chiscop-Head, Ph.D. and Scientific Integrity Associate at Advancing Scientific Integrity, Services and Training (ASIST) recently caught up with Wilson Center Director Brandon Garrett about the criminal legal system, structural racism and policing reforms.

Brandon L. Garrett, JD is the … Continue Reading →

A Look at the Wilson Center’s Work for the Innocent on Wrongful Convictions Day

October 2, 2020

By: Brandon L. Garrett

Today we celebrate international Wrongful Convictions Day, for the sixth time. In those years, we have seen exonerations mount in the U.S. and around the world. New laws directed at recognizing claims of innocence, preserving and … Continue Reading →