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Dr. Jessica Henry, associate professor, has a JD from New York University School of Law. Her research interests include wrongful convictions, severe sentences (including the death penalty and life without parole), and hate crimes. Her work has appeared in prestigious academic journals including the American Criminal Law JournalCriminology and Public Policy, and the Criminal Law Bulletin. She teaches a wide-range of courses including Wrongful Convictions, Criminal Law and Procedure, Death Penalty Perspectives, and Hate Crimes. In 2015, Henry received the University Distinguished Teacher award. She is a frequent blogger for The Huffington Post and the Wrongful Convictions Blog. In addition, she is a national media commentator on criminal justice issues, contributing to national, state and local news outlets. Before joining the academy, Henry served as a public defender in New York City for nearly a decade.

Research interests

Wrongful convictions, severe sentences (including the death penalty and life without parole), and hate crimes.

Scholarly Interests

Expert in the criminal justice system, with a particular focus on criminal law and procedure, criminal justice policy, criminal justice reform, wrongful convictions, and sentencing including the death penalty and life without parole.

Teaching

Wrongful Convictions, Criminal Law and Procedure, Death Penalty Perspectives, and Hate Crimes.

Faculty/Media Expert

Expert on criminal law, hate crimes, wrongful convictions, and the death penalty.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

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