Bennett Gershman

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LEADING EXPERT ON PROSECUTORIAL MISCONDUCT

From the Pace University website: Professor Ben Gershman is one of the original faculty members at Pace Law School and has taught as a visiting professor at Cornell Law School and Syracuse Law School. While in private practice he specialized in criminal defense litigation. A former prosecutor with the Manhattan District Attorney’s office for six years, he is the author of numerous articles as well as two books on prosecutorial and judicial ethics.

He served for four years with the Special State Prosecutor investigating corruption in the judicial system. He is one of the nation’s leading experts on prosecutorial misconduct. He is active on several Bar Association committees, and is a frequent pro bono litigator. Professor Gershman has taught in the London Law Program, and was named James D. Hopkins Professor for the 2007–2009 academic years.

This case is “one of the most egregious miscarriages of Justice that I’ve encountered.”
The Siegelman Case is “the first time in American Jurisprudence that this theory of bribery was used.”

This case is "one of the most egregious miscarriages of Justice that I've encountered."

Quote from film ATTICUS V. THE ARCHITECT

The Siegelman Case is "the first time in American Jurisprudence that this theory of bribery was used."

Quote from film ATTICUS V. THE ARCHITECT

Regulating Prosecutorial Misconduct

Huffington Post: New Commission to Regulate Prosecutorial Misconduct

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