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Imran Syed


Imran Syed is a clinical assistant professor of law and the assistant director of the Michigan Innocence Clinic. He also teaches a seminar on forensic science and conducts labs for first-year criminal law courses. In 2017, Imran was named one of the Top 40 Young Lawyers in the country by the American Bar Association, and he also was recognized by the State Bar of Michigan in 2016 with the Regeana Myrick Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year Award. Imran earned both his J.D. and an undergraduate degree in political science from the University of Michigan. As part of teaching in the Innocence Clinic, Imran has supervised students investigating and litigating forensic science-based innocence cases.