Binny Miller

Binny Miller

director, Criminal Justice Clinic; professor of law

Area of Expertise:
clinical legal education, lawyering theory, criminal justice, voting rights
Additional Information:
Binny Miller is director of the Criminal Justice Clinic and professor of law. She holds expertise in clinical legal education, lawyering theory,  criminal justice, and voting rights. Professor Miller is a member of the board of the Clinical Legal Education Association (CLEA), has served on the board of editors of the Clinical Law Review, and was a founding member of the board of directors of the Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project, which seeks the exoneration of individuals who have been convicted of crimes that they did not commit. Miller writes in the area of lawyering theory and practice, with an emphasis on client-centered storytelling.  Her most recent publication is the book Law and Popular Culture (LexisNexis 2007) which she coauthored. Before joining the WCL faculty, Miller worked as a civil rights attorney with the United States Department of Justice, where she received the prestigious Special Commendation Award, and served as a law clerk to the late Honorable Barrington D. Parker of the District Court for the District of Columbia.
Foreign Language Fluency:
n/a
Academic Credentials:
BA, Carleton College (magna cum laude); JD, University of Chicago (cum laude)
Category:
Crime and Justice, Education-Higher Education, Law-Criminal Law, Politics-Campaigns and Elections
Site/Profile:
http://www.wcl.american.edu/faculty/miller/