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John M. Copacino


Director, Criminal Justice Clinic and E. Barrett Prettyman Program, Professor of Law

B.A., M.A.T., Duke; J.D., University of Virginia; LL.M., Georgetown

Areas of Expertise:

Clinical Education, Criminal Law and Procedure

Professor Copacino is Director of the Criminal Justice Clinic and the E. Barrett Prettyman graduate fellowship in criminal trial advocacy. Prior to joining the faculty,...

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Professor Copacino is Director of the Criminal Justice Clinic and the E. Barrett Prettyman graduate fellowship in criminal trial advocacy. Prior to joining the faculty, he was the Director of the Juvenile Law Clinic at the Antioch School of Law. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia Law School and received an LL.M. as a Prettyman Fellow at the Law Center. He has served as lead counsel in hundreds of criminal cases and post conviction cases in the District of Columbia. He regularly participates in local and national training programs for criminal defense lawyers.

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DC’s assaulting an officer charge could hide police abuse, critics say,Reveal News, May 9, 2015, quoting Professor John M. Copacino.

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DC’s assaulting an officer charge could hide police abuse, critics say,Reveal News, May 9, 2015, quoting Professor John M. Copacino.

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