|Present||Associate Professor, UIC School of Law|
|Present||Director, Center for Advocacy and Dispute Resolution, UIC School of Law|
Honors and Awards
- Recipient, Lex Ancilla Justitiae Award for Outstanding Teaching, June 2016.
UIC John Marshall Law School
The University of Illinois at Chicago
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Forward Progress: A New Pattern Criminal Jury Instruction for Impeachment with Prior Inconsistent Statements Will Ease the Court’s Burden by Emphasizing the Prosecutor’s Fordham Law Review (2016)
In this Article, I discuss the history of Rule 801(d)(1)(A), focusing on the origins and importance of the Rule’s restrictive language. In addition, I review the current federal landscape of pattern criminal jury instructions for ...
Free, but Still Behind Bars: Reading the Illinois Post-Conviction Hearing Act to Allow Any Person Convicted of a Crime to Raise a Claim of Actual Innocence Boston College Journal of Law & Social Justice (2015)
As the number of wrongfully convicted prisoners who are subsequently exonerated continues to rise, the importance of access to post-conviction relief also increases. Under the Illinois Post-Conviction Hearing Act, this access is restricted to petitioners ...
It's Not Just for Death Cases Anymore: How Capital Mitigation Investigation Can Enhance Experiential Learning and Improve Advocacy in Law School Non-Capital Criminal Defense Clinics, 50 Cal. W. L. Rev. 31 (2013) UIC Law Open Access Faculty Scholarship (2013)
As this article proposes, law school criminal defense clinics provide an excellent environment to design and implement a non-capital mitigation investigation protocol based on the techniques used in death penalty cases. From a pedagogical perspective, ...