Brandon L. Garrett

Brandon L. Garrett is a professor of law at the University of Virginia School of Law who studies criminal procedure, civil rights, and wrongful convictions. His new book, Convicting the Innocent: Where Criminal Prosecutions Go Wrong, was published by Harvard University Press.

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?
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
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Dec. 18 2014 4:49 PM Slate’s Working Podcast: Episode 17 Transcript Read what David Plotz asked a middle school principal about his workday.