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Volume 3: Pretrial and Trial Processes

Reforming Criminal Justice: A Report by the Academy for Justice

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Editor's Note

Erik Luna, Amelia D. Lewis Professor of Constitutional & Criminal Law, Arizona State University

Volume 3 Table of Contents

Grand Jury

Roger A. Fairfax, Jr., Jeffrey & Martha Kohn Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Research Professor of Law, George Washington University

Pretrial Detention and Bail

Megan Stevenson, Assistant Professor of Law, George Mason University

Sandra G. Mayson, Assistant Professor of Law, University of Georgia

Prosecutor Institutions and Incentives

Ronald F. Wright, Needham Y. Gulley Professor of Criminal Law, Wake Forest University

Plea Bargaining

Jenia I. Turner, Amy Abboud Ware Centennial Professor in Criminal Law, Southern Methodist University

Prosecutorial Guidelines

John F. Pfaff, Professor of Law, Fordham University

Defense Counsel and Public Defense

Eve Brensike Primus, Professor of Law, University of Michigan


Darryl K. Brown, O.M. Vicars Professor of Law, University of Virginia

Forensic Evidence

Erin Murphy, Professor of Law, New York University

Actual Innocence and Wrongful Convictions

Brandon L. Garrett, Justice Thurgood Marshall Distinguished Professor of Law and White Burkett Miller Professor of Law and Public Affairs, University of Virginia

Race and Adjudication

Paul Butler, Albert Brick Professor in Law, Georgetown University

Crime Victims' Rights

Paul G. Cassell, Ronald N. Boyce Presidential Professor of Criminal Law and University Distinguished Professor of Law, University of Utah


Nancy J. King, Lee S. & Charles A. Speir Professor of Law, Vanderbilt University

Problem-Solving Courts

Richard C. Boldt, T. Carroll Brown Professor of Law, University of Maryland