Hoffinger Criminal Justice Forum, Monday January 23, 2012: Holly Maguigan

Holly Maguigan, Professor of Clinical Law, New York University School of Law will deliver a talk entitled “True or False? Domestic Violence is a Crime Like Any Other Crime. False.”

Holly Maguigan teaches a criminal defense clinic and one in comparative criminal justice as well as a seminar in global public service lawyering and a course in evidence. She is an expert on the criminal trials of battered women. Her research and teaching are interdisciplinary. Of particular importance in her litigation and scholarship are the obstacles to fair trials experienced by people accused of crimes who are not part of the dominant culture. Professor Maguigan is a member of the Family Violence Prevention Fund’s National Advisory Committee on Cultural Considerations in Domestic Violence cases. She serves on the boards of directors of the National Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women and the William Moses Kunstler Fund for Racial Justice. She is a past co-president of the Society of American Law Teachers, the largest membership organization of law professors in the U.S.

All Hoffinger Fora in Spring 2012 will take place in Lipton Hall, D’Agostino Hall, 108 West Third Street, from 7:45 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.  All audiences are invited and encouraged to attend.


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