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Sunday, August 10, 2008

Bridget M. McCormack Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs Michigan Law School

Bridgetm Bridget M. McCormack, who is the associate dean for clinical affairs, is also a clinical professor with the Michigan Clinical Law Program teaching a criminal defense clinic, a domestic violence clinic, and a pediatric advocacy clinic. Before joining the faculty, McCormack was a Robert M. Cover Fellow at Yale Law School. As a Cover Fellow, she taught and supervised students in the Community Legal Services Clinic and the Prison Litigation Clinic. McCormack earned her law degree from New York University School of Law where she was a Root-Tilden scholar, and her B.A., with honors in political science and philosophy, from Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut. She has worked as a staff attorney with the Office of the Appellate Defender and she was a senior trial attorney with the Criminal Defense Division of the Legal Aid Society, both in New York City. McCormack has been published in the University of Pennsylvania Law Review and wrote, with Andrea Lyon, the Criminal Defense Motions Book for the State Appellate Defender’s Office. McCormack’s current clinical practice, as well as her research and scholarship, focuses on criminal charging issues, specifically the issues surrounding women charged with crimes against their partners and issues surrounding terrorism prosecutions. [Mark Godsey]

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