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A “grand challenge” to the legal system: reforming the criminal justice system
In this excerpt from his Judge Lloyd D. George Lecture, “The Grand Challenges for the Legal Profession and Judiciary,” delivered at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas William S. Boyd School of Law, Dean David F. Levi offers suggestions for addressing one of the biggest challenges facing the legal profession.
David F. Levi became the 14th dean of Duke Law School on July 1, 2007. Prior to his appointment, he was the Chief United States District Judge for the Eastern District of California with chambers in Sacramento. He was appointed United States Attorney by President Ronald Reagan in 1986 and a United States district judge by President George H. W. Bush in 1990.