Lara Bazelon on “Rectify: The Power of Restorative Justice After Wrongful Conviction”

  • Monday, October 7, 2019 • 12:00 pm
  • Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom, Anheuser-Busch Hall

Lara Bazelon, Associate Professor of Law and Director, Criminal Juvenile Justice & Racial Justice Clinical Programs, University of San Francisco. Lecture on “Rectify: The Power of Restorative Justice After Wrongful Conviction.” This event is co-sponsored with the Washington University Prison Education Project and the Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement & Institutional Diversity.

Lara Bazelon is a professor of law and the director of the Criminal Juvenile Justice and Racial Justice Clinical Programs at the University of San Francisco School of Law. From 2012-2015, she was a visiting associate clinical professor at Loyola Law School and the director of the Loyola Law School Project for the Innocent. Professor Bazelon was a trial attorney in the Office of the Federal Public Defender in Los Angeles for seven years. Prior to that, she was a law clerk for the Honorable Harry Pregerson on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Professor Bazelon’s scholarship focuses on the intersection of ethics and criminal justice advocacy. Her most recent law review article, “Ending Innocence Denying,” will appear in Volume 47 of the Hofstra Law Review. She is the co-chair of the American Bar Association’s Ethics, Gideon & Professionalism Committee. In January 2017, she was selected to serve a three-year term on the American Bar Association’s Criminal Justice Council.

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