Brandon L. Garrett
Brandon L. Garrett

Brandon Garrett is the Justice Thurgood Marshall Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Virginia School of Law. He is working on a new book, The Triumph of Mercy: How the Demise of the Death Penalty Can Revive Criminal Justice.

Jurisprudence
Oct. 6 2016 5:56 PMIrreparable HarmThe Supreme Court just heard a case that proves how broken the death penalty is.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 30 2015 1:56 PMVirginia’s Vanishing Death PenaltyA study of every capital case in the past decade shows that a new system is working.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 12 2013 8:22 AMToo Much InformationSupreme Court 2013: Why collecting DNA from people who are arrested won’t help solve more crimes.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 20 2011 3:52 PMEyes on an ExecutionThe Troy Davis case shows how wrong eyewitness evidence can be.
Jurisprudence
April 12 2011 5:13 PMHow Eyewitnesses Can Send Innocents to Jail
Moneybox
Jan. 13 2016 6:04 PMThe Year Banks Finally PaidFederal prosecutors are finally going after Wall Street’s bad actors in a serious way. Is that enough?
Jurisprudence
June 19 2013 6:05 PMYou Don’t Have the Right to Remain SilentThe Supreme Court’s terrible—and dangerous—ruling this week on the Fifth Amendment.
Jurisprudence
Jan. 11 2012 1:26 PMSee No EvilJustice Clarence Thomas rehabilitates an eyewitness who may not have seen anything.
Jurisprudence
April 13 2011 3:53 PMWho Confesses to a Crime They Didn't Commit?