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  • James Coleman

    James E. Coleman, Jr.

    John S. Bradway Distinguished Professor of the Practice of Law
    Director, Wrongful Convictions Clinic
    Director, Center for Criminal Justice and Professional Responsibility

      919-613-7057

      jcoleman@law.duke.edu

    Coleman is a leading expert on criminal law, legal ethics, negotiation and mediation, capital punishment, and wrongful convictions.  Before joining Duke Law he served as chief counsel for the U.S. House of Representatives' Committee on Standards of Official Conduct and as a deputy general counsel for the U.S. Department of Education.

  • Jamie T. Lau

    Jamie T. Lau

    Clinical Professor of Law
    Supervising Attorney, Wrongful Convictions Clinic
    Deputy Director, Center for Criminal Justice and Professional Responsibility

      919-613-7764

      Jamie.lau@law.duke.edu

    Jamie Lau is a clinical professor of law, supervising attorney for the Wrongful Convictions Clinic, deputy director of the Center for Criminal Justice and Professional Responsibility, and faculty adviser to the Innocence Project.

  • Theresa Newman

    Theresa A. Newman

    Charles S. Rhyne Clinical Professor Emerita of Law

      Newman@law.duke.edu

    Theresa Newman was a clinical professor of law, co-director of the Wrongful Convictions Clinic, associate director of the Duke Law School Center for Criminal Justice and Professional Responsibility, and faculty adviser to the student-led Innocence Project. Her professional career at Duke began in 1990. She served as the associate dean for academic affairs from 1999-2008.

  • Evan S. Glasner

    Evan S. Glasner

    Clinical Fellow, Center for Criminal Justice & Professional Responsibility

      919-660-3936

      evan.glasner@duke.edu

    Evan Glasner joined the Duke Law faculty in 2022 as a Clinical Fellow for the Duke Center for Criminal Justice and Professional Responsibility.  In this capacity, he represents incarcerated people asserting claims of innocence in state and federal courts in North Carolina, and supervises students in the Duke Innocence Project and Wrongful Convictions Clinic.

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    Emily Coward

    Director, Inclusive Juries Project

      coward@law.duke.edu

    Emily Coward serves as Director of the Inclusive Juries Project within the Center for Criminal Justice and Professional Responsibility at Duke University School of Law. From 2012 to 2021, Emily was an attorney with the UNC School of Government’s Public Defense Education group, serving as Director and Project Attorney of the NC Racial Equity Network.

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    Elana R. Fogel

    Assistant Clinical Professor of Law
    Director, Criminal Defense Clinic

      919-660-9159

      fogel@law.duke.edu

    Elana R. Fogel is an assistant clinical professor and the inaugural director of Duke Law’s Criminal Defense Clinic. She joined the Duke Law faculty in July from Federal Defenders of San Diego, where she was a trial attorney representing indigent persons accused of criminal offenses in federal court. She has practiced law at both the state and federal level.

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    Lauren Fine

    Assistant Clinical Professor of Law
    Supervising Attorney, Criminal Defense Clinic

      fine@law.duke.edu

    Lauren A. Fine is an Assistant clinical professor and the inaugural supervising attorney of Duke Law’s Criminal Defense Clinic.

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