Wrongful Convictions Clinic | An introduction from James Coleman & Jamie Lau

Professor of the Practice James Coleman, director of the Duke Wrongful Convictions Clinic, and Clinical Professor Jamie Lau, supervising attorney for the clinic, talk about the clinic's work, how students get involved, the skills that students learn, and their favorite part about leading the clinic. The clinic investigates plausible claims of innocence made by people incarcerated for felonies in North Carolina.

0:21 - Tell us about the work your clinic does.
1:06 - Tell us a little about your role with the clinic.
1:54 - When are students able to work with your clinic?
2:45 - What types of work do students do with your clinic?
4:38 - What legal skills do students learn in your clinic?
6:34 - Tell us about a great experience you’ve had working with students in your clinic.
8:09 - How can students continue to do this type of work after graduation?

- Professor of the Practice James Coleman: https://law.duke.edu/fac/colemanj/
- Clinical Professor Jamie Lau: https://law.duke.edu/fac/lau/
- Duke Wrongful Convictions Clinic: https://law.duke.edu/wrongfulconvictions/