1 JENNIFER E. LAURIN THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SCHOOL OF LAW 727 EAST DEAN KEETON STREET AUSTIN, TEXAS (512) ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE Columbia University School of Law, New York, NY Nathaniel Fensterstock Visiting Professor of Law, September 2015 May 2016 The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, TX Professor, August 2013 present Assistant Professor, June 2009 July 2013 Columbia Law School, New York, NY Careers in Law Teaching Fellow, September 2008 May 2009 EDUCATION Columbia Law School, New York, NY, Juris Doctor, May 2003 John Ordronaux Prize, 2003 (Awarded to graduating student with highest GPA) Columbia Law Review, Executive Articles Editor Charles H. Revson Public Interest Fellowship Charles Evan Hughes Human Rights Fellow Prisoners and Families Legal Clinic Earlham College, Richmond, IN, Bachelor of Arts in Politics, May 1999 Phi Beta Kappa College and Departmental Honors J. Arthur Funston Award in Politics Study of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Jerusalem, Fall 1998 LEGAL PRACTICE EXPERIENCE Neufeld Scheck & Brustin LLP (formerly Cochran, Neufeld & Scheck, LLP), New York, NY Attorney, September 2005 May 2009 Associate at eight-lawyer civil rights law firm that represents victims of police and other forms of official misconduct, with a primary focus on federal civil rights actions pursuant to 42 U.S.C and wrongful conviction litigation. Practicing in federal and state courts at every stage of litigation, including developing and drafting complaints, conducting discovery and depositions, briefing and arguing motions, assisting in settlement negotiations and trials, and litigating appeals. Hon. Guido Calabresi, Second Circuit Court of Appeals, New Haven, CT Law Clerk, Hon. Thomas P. Griesa, Southern District of New York, New York, NY Law Clerk,
2 LEGAL PRACTICE EXPERIENCE (CONT D) Michael Tigar, Esq., Washington, D.C. Intern, Fall 2002 Spring 2003 Researched and drafted substantial portion of a successful motion to dismiss criminal charges against an attorney for alleged provision of assistance to a terrorist organization. Daniel Meyers, Esq., New York, NY Intern, Fall 2002 Spring 2003 Worked with solo practitioner criminal defense attorney to represent client facing firearm possession charges in suppression motion and hearing in the Southern District of New York. Legal Aid Capital Division, New York, NY Intern, Summer 2002 Provided legal research and memoranda concerning in-court identifications to attorneys on trial. Assisted in defense of Mexican client by researching Vienna Convention on Consular Rights and cross-cultural issues in confessions, and researched feasibility of implementing in New York the recommendations of the Illinois Capital Punishment Commission, for report to City Bar Association. Professor Jeffrey Fagan, New York, NY Research Assistant, Fall 2001 Spring 2002 Assisted in study of California s Proposition 36 drug treatment diversion program byassessing implementation in two counties based on review of program documentation and on-site interviews of treatment providers, academics, judges, attorneys, and other stakeholders. Cochran, Neufeld & Scheck, LLP, New York, NY Intern, Summer 2001 Spring 2002 Provided legal research and memoranda in connection with police excessive force cases brought pursuant to 42 U.S.C and other civil rights laws. Professor Susan Sturm, New York, NY Research Assistant, Summer 2001 Prepared literature review in connection with then-forthcoming article examining employment discrimination litigation and organizationally situated approaches to workplace equity. BOOKS David Rudovsky, Michael Avery, Karen Blum & Jennifer E. Laurin, Police Misconduct: Law and Litigation, 3d, ed. ARTICLES Jennifer E. Laurin, Criminal Law s Science Lag: How Criminal Justice Meets Changed Scientific Understanding, 93 Tex. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2015) Jennifer E. Laurin, Gideon by the Numbers: The Emergence of Evidence-Based Practice in Indigent Defense, 12 Ohio St. J. Crim. L. (forthcoming 2015). Jennifer E. Laurin, Brady in an Age of Innocence: The Limited Innocence Effect on Prosecutorial Disclosure Obligations, 38 N.Y.U. Rev. L. & Soc. Change (forthcoming 2015).
3 ARTICLES AND WORKS IN PROGRESS (CONT D) Jennifer E. Laurin, Quasi-Inquisitorialism: Accounting for Deference in Pretrial Criminal Procedure, 90 Notre Dame L. Rev (2014). Jennifer E. Laurin, Remapping the Path Forward: Toward a Systemic View of Forensic Science Reform and Oversight, 91 TEX. L. REV (2013). Jennifer E. Laurin, Still Convicting the Innocent: Reviewing Brandon L. Garrett, Convicting the Innocent: When Criminal Prosecutions Go Wrong, 90 TEX. L. REV (2012). Jennifer E. Laurin, Messerschmidt and Convergence in Action: A Reply to Comments on Trawling for Herring, 112 COLUM. L. REV. SIDEBAR (2012). Jennifer E. Laurin, Prosecutorial Exceptionalism, Remedial Skepticism, and the Legacy of Connick v. Thompson, in National Police Accountability Project, CIVIL RIGHTS LITIGATION HANDBOOK (2011). Jennifer E. Laurin, Trawling for Herring: Lessons in Doctrinal Borrowing and Convergence, 111 COLUM. L. REV (2011). Jennifer E. Laurin, Rights Translation and Remedial Disequilibration in Constitutional Criminal Procedure, 110 COLUM. L. REV (2010). Jennifer E. Laurin, Melendez-Diaz v. Massachusetts, Rodriguez v. City of Houston, and Remedial Rationing, 109 COLUM. L. REV. SIDEBAR (2009). Ellen Yaroshefsky et al., New Perspectives on Brady and Other Disclosure Obligations: Report of the Working Groups on Best Practices, 31 CARDOZO L. REV. 1961, (2010) (authored report of working group five, concerning internal regulation of prosecutor discovery practices). ACADEMIC PRESENTATIONS AND WORKSHOPS Texas Law Review Symposium, Science Challenges for Law and Policy, Austin, TX January 2015 Presented Criminal Law s Science Lag: How Criminal Justice Meets Changed Scientific Understanding New York University Law School, Law Alumni Association Lecture, New York, NY November 2014 Invited member of panel on wrongful convictions. University of Texas School of Law Drawing Board Workshop, Austin, TX October 2014 Presented The Innocence Effect: A Proto-Proposal Southeast Association of Law Schools Annual Meeting, Palm Beach, FL August 2014 Invited member of discussion group, Mass Incarceration: The Criminal Justice that Got Us Here, presented Teaching the New Jim Crow
4 ACADEMIC PRESENTATIONS AND WORKSHOPS (CONT D) American Association of Law Schools Annual Meeting, New York, NY January 2014 Invited member Section on Remedies panel, presented Ineffective Assistance and the Right-Remedy Divide in Criminal Procedure. Vanderbilt Criminal Justice Roundtable, Nashville, TN October 2013 Invited to present Quasi-Inquisitorialism: Assessing Deference and Discretion in Pretrial Criminal Procedure. Southeast Association of Law Schools Annual Meeting, Palm Beach, FL August 2013 Invited member of discussion group, Brady at 50, Presented Brady in an Age of Innocence AALS Mid-Year Meeting, San Diego, CA June 2013 Selected to present Quasi-Inquisitorialism: Assessing Deference and Discretion in Pretrial Criminal Procedure. UCLA Program on Understanding Law, Science and Evidence ( PULSE ) Roundtable, Los Angeles, CA June 2013 Invited to present Quasi-Inquisitorialism: Assessing Deference and Discretion in Pretrial Criminal Procedure. Law and Society Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA May 2013 Presented early draft, Discretion, Forensic Science, and Criminal Procedure. University of Florida Criminal Justice Center Junior Scholars Conference, Gainsville, FL March 2013 Invited participant, presented early draft, Discretion, Forensic Science, and Criminal Procedure. University of Texas School of Law and the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) Symposium, Mexico City, Mexico October 2012 Presented Rethinking the Path Forward: Toward a Systemic View of Forensic Science and Oversight. Southeast Association of Law Schools Annual Meeting, Amelia Island, FL July 2012 Organizer and moderator of discussion group on the impact of remedies on constitutional law; presented draft of Rethinking Criminal Procedure Remedies. University of Nebraska Faculty Colloquium, Lincoln, NE March 2012 Presented Toward a Systemic View of Forensic Science and Oversight. American Constitution Society, University of Nebraska College of Law Chapter, Lincoln, NE March 2012 Invited speaker, delivered Bait and Switch: The Roberts Court and the Demise of Constitutional Remediation as invited speaker. Seymour Lecture, University of Tulsa College of Law, Tulsa, OK February 2012 Delivered Investigating Science, Administering Justice: Toward a Systemic Understanding of Forensic Science as invited lecturer for Judge Stephanie K. Seymour Lecture in Law.
5 ACADEMIC PRESENTATIONS AND WORKSHOPS (CONT D) University of Texas Faculty Colloquium, Austin, TX September 2011 Presented remarks on Ashcroft v. Al-Kidd as part of Supreme Court Roundup colloquium. Southeast Association of Law Schools Annual Meeting, Hilton Head, SC July 2011 Invited participant in Fourth Amendment Working Group, presented Policing Police Technology: Herring, Pearson, and the False Hope of Fourth Amendment Oversight. AALS Workshop on Women Rethinking Equality, Washington, D.C. June 2011 Selected to present Toward a Systemic View of Forensic Science and Oversight, with commentary by Erica Beecher-Monas. University of Texas School of Law Drawing Board Workshop, Austin, TX May 2011 Presented Toward a Systemic View of Forensic Science and Oversight. Yale Law School, Criminal Justice Roundtable, New Haven, CT April 2011 Invited participant and discussion moderator. University of Texas School of Law Faculty Colloquium, Austin, TX December 2009 Presented Rights Translation and Remedial Disequilibration in Constitutional Criminal Procedure, with commentary by Professor Jordan Steiker. Cardozo Law School, New Perspectives on Brady and Other Disclosure Obligations: A Nation- Wide Report on Best Practices and What Really Works, New York, NY November 2009 Invited reporter for Working Group on Internal Regulation. PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS UT CLE Conference on Criminal Appeals, Austin, TX May 2015 Presented Supreme Court Update National Association of Attorneys General Training, Austin Texas May 2015 Presented lecture on qualified immunity ABA National Symposium on the Modern Death Penalty, Atlanta, GA November 2013 Panelist, Professionalism and the Role of the Bar in Ensuring Fairness: Defense Lawyers, Prosecutors, and Judges UT CLE Conference on Criminal Appeals, Austin, TX May 2013 Presented Supreme Court Update Chicago Kent College of Law Annual Section 1983 Litigation CLE, Chicago, IL April 2013 Presented lecture on procedural defenses under Section 1983
6 PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS (CONT D) National Police Accountability Project, CLE Seminar, New York, NY June 2012 Presented Supreme Court Update Georgetown University Law Center 29 th Annual 1983: Civil Rights Litigation, Washington, D.C. March 2011 Taught program section on qualified immunity. National Police Accountability Project, CLE Seminar, San Juan, Puerto Rico March 2009 Solo and panel presenter in panel on police misconduct-related civil rights litigation. OUTSIDE ACTIVITIES AND MEMBERSHIPS Reporter, American Bar Association Discovery Standards Task Force (2015 current) New Scholars Committee, Southeast Association of Law Schools (2013 current) Chair, American Bar Association Texas Assessment Team on the Death Penalty ( ) Member, Fifth Circuit Pattern Jury Instructions Revision Committee ( ) Member, National Police Accountability Project Admitted to the New York State bar (January 2005), Southern District of New York (January 2006), Eastern District of New York (February 2006), Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals (May 2009), Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals (October 2006) SELECTED INSTITUTIONAL SERVICE Faculty Fellow to Sheffield Society ( ) Member, Budget Committee ( ); Strategic Planning Committee ( ); Appointments Committee ( , , ); Sheffield Room Committee ( ) Faculty Adviser, American Journal of Criminal Law ( , , ), Texas Journal of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties ( ), Texas Law Fellowships (Fall 2013) Organizer, Prosecutorial Oversight Prosecutorial Oversight: A National Dialogue in the Wake of Connick v. Thompson, a dialog at the University of Texas School of Law on March 29, 2012 Organizer, Barriers and Innovations in Civil Rights Litigation: Practical and Theoretical Perspectives, a conference at the University of Texas School of Law on February 3, 2012 Organizer, ABA Prosecution and Defense Functions Standards Roundtable, November 19, 2010, hosting twenty academics and practitioners in a one-day multi-topic discussion of forthcoming revisions to the ABA Prosecution and Defense Functions Standards