Faculty Notes

Prof. Alafair Burke Teaches CLE at Manhattan District Attorney’s Office

Professor Alafair S. Burke

On May 7, 2014, Professor Alafair S. Burke taught a CLE, “The Effect of Heuristics on Prosecutorial Discretion,” for the New York County District Attorney’s Office.

She was invited to speak about her research regarding “tunnel vision” in prosecutors and the ways it can contribute to wrongful convictions.