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American Criminal Law: Its People, Principles, and Evolution 

March 18, 2024

“Criminal law earns its moral authority by publicly committing itself to doing justice above all else,” said Prof. Paul H. Robinson.

Criminal Law & Justice, Research and Scholarship 

‘False Positive’ Field Drug Tests Lead to Wrongful Convictions 

January 9, 2024

A pathbreaking Quattrone Center report shows that the use of presumptive field tests in drug arrests is one of largest known contributing factors to wrongful arrests and convictions.

Criminal Law & Justice, Research and Scholarship 

Philadelphia Police ‘Failure to Appear’ Stalls Justice 

December 4, 2023

At The Philadelphia Inquirer, Prof. Sandy Mayson writes that court absenteeism by police officers, witnesses, and private attorneys has serious consequences.

Criminal Law & Justice 

Quattrone Center Hires National Policy Advisor 

November 14, 2023

Criminal legal reform expert Rebecca Brown has joined the Quattrone Center for the Fair Administration of Justice as Policy Advisor.

Criminal Law & Justice 

Transforming the Parole Process 

October 13, 2023

A fierce advocate for people impacted by incarceration, Sadye Stern L’22 worked on parole justice with Amistad Law Project.

Criminal Law & Justice, Pathways to the Profession 

‘Half the Police Force Quit. Crime Dropped’ 

August 2, 2023

“It’s no coincidence that the cities we most associate with violence also have long and documented histories of police abuse,” writes Quattrone Center Journalism Fellow Radley Balko.

Criminal Law & Justice, Research and Scholarship 

Committed to Public Defense 

July 25, 2023

George Kunkel SP2’23, L’25 is working toward a career in holistic public defense alongside seasoned trial attorneys at the Orleans Public Defenders.

Criminal Law & Justice, Pathways to the Profession 

Driving Systemic Change to Prevent Domestic Violence Fatalities 

June 6, 2023

The Quattrone Center and the City of San Francisco have released a report recommending policies and procedures to reduce domestic violence-related fatalities.

Criminal Law & Justice, Family Law & Child Advocacy, Research and Scholarship 

Ending Mass Incarceration 

April 26, 2023

At Slate, Seema Saifee, Quattrone Center Research Fellow, explores how incarcerated individuals have contributed to the conversation on reducing incarceration and crime.

Centers & Institutes, Criminal Law & Justice, Research and Scholarship, Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion 

Prison Legal Education Project 

April 24, 2023

By bringing legal education to prisons, the Prison Legal Education Project supports incarcerated individuals to lead their own successful legal advocacy.

Constitutional Law & Civil Rights, Criminal Law & Justice, Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion, Student Journals & Organizations 

Leading the Process for Systemic Policing Change 

April 19, 2023

The Quattrone Center has released of the final set of recommendations from a Sentinel Event Review (SER) of incidents during protests following the murder of George Floyd.

Centers & Institutes, Criminal Law & Justice, Research and Scholarship 

2023 Alumni Impact Award Winner 

April 19, 2023

The Honorable Benjamin Lerner L’65 is the recipient of the Toll Public Interest Center’s 2023 Alumni Impact Award. 

Centers & Institutes, Criminal Law & Justice, Experiential Learning