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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg reflected on Court collegiality, and dysfunction in confirmation process during her annual Duke Law conversation with Professor Neil Siegel.
Coleman urges Duke grad students "to be part of the struggle"
At Convocation, Coleman describes using professional skills to help people in need - including clients wrongfully convicted of crimes - as "Atticus Finch moments."
Center for Criminal Justice
Center for Criminal Justice and Professional Responsibility
The Duke Center for Criminal Justice and Professional Responsibility is devoted to the promotion of justice in criminal cases and to teaching and training students, lawyers, prosecutors, judges, and the general public to identify, remedy, and prevent the wrongful conviction of innocent people.
The center pursues these goals through a series of coordinated academic, advocacy, and public activities: through courses offered to high school, college, and law students; professional seminars and conferences; published papers; extra-curricular programs; and public education. Duke Law School’s Wrongful Convictions Clinic and student-run Innocence Project represent the center’s chief teaching components.
- Newman: Twenty-four year "journey to justice" for Wrongful Conviction Clinic client Dontae Sharpe was too long
- Coleman's high-profile career motivated by the search for truth, advancing the integrity of the criminal justice system The Chronicle
- At Convocation, Coleman exhorts new graduate and professional students to "show up and make a difference"
- LaMonte Armstrong dies seven years after Duke Wrongful Convictions Clinic wins his release from prison Greensboro News & Record
- Garrett: New books help explain how the sprawling misdemeanor system evolved into one that criminalizes the poor and marginalized Boston Review