|Present||Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Associate Professor of Law, Georgia State University College of Law ‐ Center for Access to Justice|
|B.S., summa cum laude, University of Central Florida|
|J.D., magna cum laude, University of Miami School of Law|
The Lean Legal Clinic: Cost-Effective Methods of Implementing Experiential Education Elon Law Review (2015)
Students crave experience built into their coursework, and the actual feel of representing a client. This article explores the building blocks of putting together a clinic (or experiential program) on a shoestring budget. From the ...
Realizing Reliability in Forensic Science From the Ground Up Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology (2014)
This Article emphasizes that forensic flaws persist and that deficiencies in forensic science have harrowing implications for criminal justice. In the wake of numerous calls for forensic reform, I propose that we use existing models ...
Reigning in the Wild West: The Necessary Outcomes and Inevitable Pitfalls of Reforming Forensic Science Albany Law Journal of Science & Technology (2014)
With the exception of DNA, no single forensic technique has proven to have the ability to accurately and precisely verify a match between evidence samples. For example, one of the core principles of fingerprint analysis ...
Indecent Exposure: Genes are More Than a Brand Name Label in the DNA Database Debate University of Baltimore Law Review (2013)
Few can argue with the message that DNA saves lives, and that message is used time and again to justify the continued bloat of DNA databases. Saving lives and solving cases are the intended outcomes ...
CSI Las Vegas: Privacy, Policing, and Profiteering in Casino Structured Intelligence UNLV Gaming Law Journal (2012)
This Article argues that the intricate, vast amounts of consumer information compiled through casino structured intelligence require greater protection and oversight in the contexts of both bankruptcy and law enforcement. Section II examines the various ...
Redeeming the Genetic Groupon: Efficacy, Ethics, and Exploitation in Marketing DNA to the Masses Mississippi Law Journal (2012)
From mild curiosities to very sober considerations, more Americans have taken steps to crack open their genetic codes and obtain information on everything from global origins to drug interactions to inherited illness mutations. The idiosyncrasies ...
Midnight in the Garden of Good Faith: Using Clawback Actions to Harvest the Equitable Roots of Bankrupt Ponzi Schemes Case Western Reserve Law Review (2011)
This paper addresses an increasingly relevant issue in bankruptcy – does it make sense to protect “good faith” investors who have invested (some quite profitably) in a Ponzi scheme from clawback actions by the trustee? ...
Regulating the Science of Forensic Evidence: A Broken System Requires a New Federal Agency Texas Law Review (2011)
Professor Gabel and Ms. Champion agree with Mr. Goldstein's argument that serious validity and reliability problems plague forensic science, but, using the recent Troy Davis case in Georgia as an illustration, they argue for federal ...
The Terrible TOUSAs: Opinions Test the Patience of Corporate Lending Practices Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal (2011)
Two diametrically opposed decisions pit creditors against debtors. The case of troubled homebuilder TOUSA has generated shockwaves through the lending industry. Set against the backdrop of the housing collapse and risky lending, the bankruptcy court’s ...