Angela J. Davis



Angela J. Davis, professor of law at AU's Washington College of Law, is an expert in criminal law and procedure with a specific focus on prosecutorial power and racism in the criminal justice system. Davis previously served as director of the D.C. Public Defender Service, where she began as a staff attorney representing indigent juveniles and adults. She also served as executive director of the National Rainbow Coalition and is a former law clerk of the Honorable Theodore R. Newman, the former Chief Judge of the D.C. Court of Appeals. Davis is the author of Arbitrary Justice: The Power of the American Prosecutor (Oxford University Press 2007). She is also the co-editor of Criminal Law (Sage Publications 2015) (with Professor Katheryn Russel ...more

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Policing the Black Man: Arr...

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Arbitrary Justice: The Powe...

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Black Letter Outline on Bas...

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Inner Lives: Voices of Afri...

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Black Letter on Basic Crimi...

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