Quattrone Center for the Fair Administration of Justice

Affiliated Faculty

Brian M. Murray

  • 2016 FOTOBUDDY

Quattrone Center Research Fellow

Brian M. Murray researches and writes on criminal law, criminal procedure, and professional responsibility.  His work focuses on evaluating the forces, pressures, and dynamics that influence how prosecutors and defense attorneys behave, the substantive and procedural realities of plea-bargaining, and how professional responsibility norms influence actors within the criminal justice system.  Brian also maintains interests in expungement law and policy relating to the collateral consequences of convictions.  Brian’s academic work relates to his experience as an Assistant Public Defender at the Chester County Public Defender’s Office in Pennsylvania and as a staff attorney at Community Legal Services of Philadelphia, where he represented indigent clients in criminal and civil proceedings.  His work has been published in the Harvard Law and Policy Review, Stanford Journal of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, and the University of Richmond Law Review

Prior to joining the Quattrone Center, Brian was an Abraham L. Freedman Fellow at Temple University, Beasley School of Law.  He is a graduate of Notre Dame Law School (J.D.), magna cum laude, where he received the inaugural Thomas L. Shaffer Public Interest Fellowship and the Harold Weber Academic Legal Writing Award, and served as the Executive Articles Editor of the Notre Dame Law Review.  Prior to studying law, Brian attended Villanova University, where he graduated summa cum laude.


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