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About Binny Miller

Binny Miller is director of the Criminal Justice Clinic and professor of law. She is faculty coordinator of the Innocence Project of the National Capital Area, which is housed at the Washington College of Law. She holds expertise in voting rights; elections; clinical legal education; and criminal justice. In her career, Miller has been trial attorney for the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, and she was granted a special commendation award from them in 1987. She is author of "Give Them Back Their Lives: Recognizing Client Narrative in Case Theory," Michigan Law Review (1994); "Who Shall Rule and Govern? Local Legislative Delegations, Racial Politics, and the Voting Rights Act," Yale Law Review (1992).


Present Director of the Criminal Justice Clinic, American University Washington College of Law
Present Professor of Law, American University Washington College of Law

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Honors and Awards

  • U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division Special Commendation Award


  • LAW-756-004 Clinical Seminar: Criminal Justice Defense (Spring)
  • LAW-756-004 Clin Sem: Crim Just Defense (Fall)
  • LAW-756-004A Crim Justice Clin Sem (Fall)
  • LAW-761-001 Criminal Justice Clinic-Defense (Spring)
  • LAW-761-001 Crim Jstc Clin: Defense (Fall)
  • LAW-795JP-001 Directed Research Seminar: Juvenile Life Without Parole (Spring)

Contact Information

American University Washington College of Law
4300 Nebraska Avenue, NW
Room Y255
Washington, D.C. 20016
Phone: 202-274-4223