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SADO/MAACS - U.S. Supreme Court Update


Time: October 21, 2021 - 2:45-3:45pm
Location: Zoom

This session will discuss significant Supreme Court criminal procedure decisions from the 2020-2021 term and give a preview of cases the Court has agreed to review for the 2021-2022 term.

Dave Moran is a clinical professor at U-M Law School. In 2009, he and Bridget McCormack co-founded the Michigan Innocence Clinic to litigate claims of actual innocence by prisoners where DNA evidence is not available. In its first twelve years, the clinic's work resulted in the exoneration of 23 men and 4 women who had served a total of more than 350 years of wrongful incarceration. In addition to his work in the clinic, Professor Moran teaches courses in Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure. He has published many articles about various aspects of criminal procedure, especially search and seizure. He has argued six times before the U.S. Supreme Court. After graduating from Michigan Law and clerking for the Honorable Ralph B. Guy, Jr., on the Sixth, Circuit, he served for eight years as an assistant defender at the State Appellate Defender Office. He then became an associate professor and the associate dean for academic affairs at Wayne State University Law School before he joined the faculty Michigan in 2008.

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