News Tip: Legal Experts Available to Discuss Boston Marathon Bomber Case
The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday is scheduled to hear arguments on whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit erred in concluding that convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s capital sentences must be vacated. Two Duke University law professors are available to discuss the case, United States v. Tsarnaev.
James E. Coleman Jr.
James E. Coleman Jr. is a professor at Duke University School of Law and director of both its Wrongful Convictions Clinic and Center for Criminal Justice and Professional Responsibility. A defense attorney in high-profile criminal cases, Coleman can discuss trial and appellate strategy, the death penalty, race and the justice system, and wrongful convictions.
For comment, contact James Coleman at:
(919) 613-7057; firstname.lastname@example.org
Brandon Garrett is a professor at Duke University School of Law and executive director of the Wilson Center for Science and Justice. A scholar of criminal justice outcomes, evidence, and constitutional rights, Garrett has written widely on sentencing and application of the death penalty in the U.S. and can discuss jurors’ perceptions of expert testimony and evidence presented at trial.
For comment, contact Brandon Garrett at:
(919) 613-7090; email@example.com
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