Join Professor Johnson for a casual lunch and hear about recent cases and the empirical research relating to those cases that Cornell Law students have worked on for the Cornell Death Penalty Project.
Friday, November 22, 2013
12 Noon registration and lunch available
12:30 – 1:30 PM roundtable discussion / Q&A
Miller Law Group
111 Sutter St (7th Floor)
San Francisco, CA 94104-4545
Cost: $20 per person
Special thanks to Walter M. Stella, JD ‘90 and Miller Law Group for hosting this event!
Please register on-line or by calling the Alumni Affairs Office at 607.255.5251 by Friday, November 15th.
Sheri Lynn Johnson
James and Mark Flanagan Professor of Law
Sheri Lynn Johnson is an expert on the interface of race and issues in criminal procedure, and the Assistant Director of the Cornell Death Penalty project, an initiative to foster empirical scholarship on the death penalty, offer students an opportunity to work with practitioners on death penalty cases, and to provide information and assistance for death penalty lawyers. After her graduation from Yale Law School in 1979, Professor Johnson worked for a year in the Criminal Appeals Bureau of the New York Legal Aid Society, and then joined the Cornell Law School Faculty in 1981. Professor Johnson co-founded the Cornell Death Penalty Project in 1993. She currently teaches constitutional and criminal law, and supervises the post-conviction litigation and capital trial clinics.