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About George C Thomas III

Professor Thomas has a B.S. from the University of Tennessee, an M.F.A. (creative writing) and J.D. from the University of Iowa, and an LL.M. and J.S.D. from Washington University in St. Louis. Prior to joining the Rutgers faculty in 1986, he practiced law in Tennessee and was a member of the University of Tennessee faculty. He is the author of Double Jeopardy: The History, the Law and the co-author of The Miranda Debate (with Richard Leo) and Criminal Procedure: Principles, Policies and Perspectives (with Joshua Dressler). Professor Thomas has published 50 articles. Some placements include the law reviews of Michigan, Virginia, Texas, UCLA, NYU, California, and Northwestern. His latest book, Reclaiming Innocence From Judicial Neglect, will be published by the University of Michigan Press in 2007. His next book will be on the history, the present, and the future of the law of confessions. He enjoys gardening, jogging, reading fiction, and working on novels that he never finishes.


Present Judge Alexander P. Waugh, Sr. Distinguished Scholar , Rutgers Law School - Newark
Present Professor of Law, Rutgers Law School - Newark



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