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Sandra Mayson

Visiting Professor

Sandra Mayson

Sandy Mayson researches and writes in the fields of criminal law, constitutional law and legal theory, with a focus on the role of risk assessment and preventive restraint in the criminal justice system. Her academic work draws on her experience as a trial attorney and Equal Justice Works Fellow at Orleans Public Defenders in New Orleans, Louisiana, where she represented indigent clients in criminal proceedings and trained public defenders on the immigration consequences of criminal conviction. Sandy clerked for Judge Dolores K. Sloviter on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and for Judge L. Felipe Restrepo in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Prior to joining the Quattrone Center she was a Furman Fellow at N.Y.U. School of Law. She received her B.A. in comparative literature, summa cum laude, from Yale University, and her J.D., magna cum laude, from N.Y.U. School of Law.

Working Papers

Bail Reform: New Directions for Pretrial Detention and Release (March 23, 2017), U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-18 (with Megan Stevenson). (forthcoming)
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n Dangerous Men (with Megan Stevenson) (work in progress). (forthcoming)

Dangerous Defendants (August 15, 2016), U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 16-30. (forthcoming)
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