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The Perlmutter Center for Legal Justice at Cardozo Law will be comprised of two components:
The Perlmutter Forensic Science Educational Program, an ambitious legal education program in scientific evidence for practicing attorneys.
The Perlmutter Freedom Clinic, seeking justice for the unjustly incarcerated, will fight wrongful convictions based on the misuse of scientific evidence and work to obtain clemency for individuals that have been unjustly incarcerated.
The Center will be led by prominent civil rights attorney and criminal justice reform advocate Josh Dubin, who will serve as Executive Director. The Deputy Director will be Derrick Hamilton, a formerly incarcerated individual who studied law in prison and won his own exoneration after serving a 21-year sentence. Mr. Hamilton went on to lead the effort to exonerate five wrongfully incarcerated inmates.
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Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, "Cardozo Launches the Perlmutter Center for Legal Justice" (2022). Event Invitations 2022. 17.
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