PUBLISHED:July 26, 2011

Griffin testifies on planned public corruption legislation July 26

Professor Lisa Kern Griffin testified July 26 before the House Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security regarding pending legislation on public corruption.

The hearing, on H.R. 2572, was titled the “Clean Up Government Act of 2011.” Read or download Griffin's written testimony here.

A former federal prosecutor, Griffin’s scholarship and teaching focus on evidence, constitutional criminal procedure, and federal criminal justice policy. Recent publications have addressed political corruption prosecutions, deferred prosecution agreements in corporate fraud cases, the relationship between narrative theory and factual accuracy at trials, the Supreme Court's confrontation clause jurisprudence, and the construction of mens rea in fraud and obstruction cases.

To request an interview with Griffin, contact Forrest Norman at (919) 613-8565.