Eyewitness identification errors are more likely when the witness and the suspect are of different races. This lecture, prepared for a national conference on racial and ethnic fairness in the courts, addresses the problem and possible causes.
Ethical issues in criminal law are particularly complex because of the obligation to provide zealous representation, the stakes a criminal accused faces, and the defendant’s absolute right to testify. The following recording, prepared as an ethics lecture for a group of indigent defense counsel, discusses some of the recurring problems criminal defense lawyers confront and
“Representing the Powerless” Presented by Stuart Lev
“Reflections on Atticus Finch and Scout: Lessons Learned in Law”