5th Annual Darrow K. Soll Memorial Lecture
Haynes Professor of Law
College of William and Mary
Topic: Miranda, the Exclusionary Rule, Jurors Talking, Entrapment, and Harsh Sentencing: Why the U.S. Criminal Justice System Has All of Them, But Other Nations Do Not
Date: Thursday, February 2, 2012
Time: 5:00 to 6:00 PM
Location: Ares Auditorium - Room 164
University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law
1201 E. Speedway, Tucson, AZ 85719
Reception to follow in the Snell & Wilmer Courtyard.
This event is free and open to the public, though space is limited. Priority seating is available for invited guests, and law students with confirmed reservations. Please RSVP here.
Former Law Dean at the University of Arizona, Paul Marcus is the Haynes Professor of Law at the College of William and Mary. He is the winner of numerous teaching awards and was designated one of 12 "Outstanding Faculty" in the state of Virginia for the year 2010 (including those teaching at community college, state college, and university levels).
Professor Marcus is founder and director of the Literature and the Law Program at the Central Virginia Regional Jail. He was previously named Distinguished Citizen of the Year by the University of Arizona Law College Association and Volunteer of the Year by the Williamsburg Big Brothers Mentoring Program; he received the Sullivan Award given by the College of William and Mary for outstanding public service.
His teaching and research interests are in the criminal justice, comparative law, and intellectual property areas. He has spoken to many judicial, bar, and university groups in the U.S., and has lectured in numerous other nations. He is a graduate of the UCLA School of Law. Prior to going into teaching, Professor Marcus clerked on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia and practiced law in Los Angeles.
About the Darrow K. Soll Lecture
Friends and colleagues of the late Darrow K. Soll established this lecture as a memorial to his life's work by creating an endowment at the James E. Rogers College of Law. Through the efforts of Jennifer Simmon Woods and other generous donors, Arizona Law students and members of the larger community will hear from practitioners, scholars, and other distinguished speakers about a variety of criminal justice topics.