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Legal Clinics and Community Collaborations


Apr 03 2019


12:00 pm - 1:15 pm


Forum for Scholars and Publics

011 Old Chemistry Building, Duke's West Campus Quad

Legal Clinics and Community Collaborations

Legal Clinics (Wrongful Convictions and Civil Justice) and Community Collaborations

With Jesse McCoy and Theresa Newman

The Engaged Scholarship Lunch Series spotlights faculty from across campus who collaborate with people beyond the academy in their scholarly endeavors. In this informal lunch discussion, we welcome Jesse McCoy (James Scott Farrin Senior Lecturing Fellow and Supervising Attorney for the Duke Civil Justice Clinic) and Theresa Newman (Charles S. Rhyne Clinical Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Wrongful Convictions Clinic).

Free and open to the public. Light lunch served. Co-sponsored by the Duke Office of Civic Engagement, Duke Service-Learning, the Forum for Scholars and Publics, and the Duke Faculty Write Program. This series is part of the Engaged Scholar Network initiative.


J. Hamilton McCoy

Duke University

J. Hamilton McCoy is the James Scott Farrin Lecturing Fellow and supervising attorney for the Duke Law Civil Justice Clinic. In that capacity, he teaches a seminar course, mentors students in developing and improving basic civil litigation skills, and oversees their handling of cases for indigent clients who are often…...

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Theresa Newman

Duke University

Theresa Newman is a clinical professor of law, co-director of the Wrongful Convictions Clinic, associate director of the Duke Law School Center for Criminal Justice and Professional Responsibility, and faculty adviser to the student-led Innocence Project. She has been at Duke since 1990 and served as the associate dean for…...

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