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Lara Bazelon


Lara Bazelon is an associate professor of law at the University of San Francisco School of Law where she directs the Criminal & Juvenile Justice Clinics and the Racial Justice Clinic. She is the former director of the Loyola Law School Project for the Innocent and a former deputy federal public defender. Lara is the author of Rectify: The Power of Restorative Justice After Wrongful Conviction. As a contributing writer for Slate, she has a long-running series about issues relating to wrongful convictions. Her essays and op-eds have also been published in the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Atlantic, and Politico Magazine.