CANCELED - For the Defense: A Lunch Discussion with Tom Maher

March 23, 2020 • 12:30 PM • Law School 3037

An event welcoming Tom Maher to Duke Law as the new Executive Director of the Center for Science and Justice. Maher, who has long taught trial practice at Duke Law, will discuss his defense work on high-profile criminal trials - such as the Michael Peterson trial featured in the Netflix series "The Staircase," and the capital trial of Leon Brown, a juvenile who had falsely confessed and was later exonerated by DNA testing. Maher will also describe his work as Executive Director of Indigent Defense Services. Brandon Garrett (Duke Law) will moderate. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Duke Center for Science and Justice, Criminal Law Society, and Innocence Project. For more information, please contact Juliet Park at