Keeping up with Prof. Andrew Ferguson
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Posted by: Joe Libertelli
Below, Professor Andrew G. Ferguson being taped by the DC Superior Court for a video that will be used to help orient jurors.
The D.C. Superior Court has
tapped Andrew G. Ferguson, to help with the Court's new Jury Duty Video, which
is played as part of the orientation for all jurors. Ferguson has been
interviewed on CNN, NPR, and other news organization as a result of his book, Why
Jury Duty Matters: A Citizen's Guide to Constitutional Action. This summer
he wrote a series of articles for The Atlantic (on line edition) (available http://www.theatlantic.com/andrew-guthrie-ferguson/)
on the importance of constitutional education and civic participation. He was
an invited speaker at the National Judicial College, the Council for Court
Excellence, and the Law and Society Conference on jury issues.
Professor Ferguson has also
been quoted in The USA Today, The Economist, The ABA Journal, and All Things
Considered on his work studying the constitutional impact of predictive
This year he had five law
review articles accepted for publication in major law reviews and was an invited
speaker at the Oklahoma Law Review’s annual symposium.
Finally, Professor Ferguson
helped create and co-directs the "Getting Scholarship into Court” project with
the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL). This project
identifies cutting edge scholarship useful for trial lawyers and judges and
provides publishes summaries of these articles in The Champion