Clinical Professor of LawUSC Gould School of Lawmbrennan@law.usc.edu
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last updated Thu, May 2, 2013
Michael Brennan is an authority on the three-strikes law and the death penalty, as well as criminal defense and appeals.
A specialist in clinical legal education, Prof.Brennan co-directs the Post-Conviction Justice Project and teaches Trial Advocacy. He was the directing attorney for California Rural Legal Assistance before teaching at USC Law and then Emory University. He also served as deputy federal public defender and as a partner in Balaban, Stern and Brennan before returning to USC Law in 1984.
Prof. Brennan received his B.A. and LL.B. from the University of California, Berkeley. He is chair of the Federal Indigent Defense Panel and member of the Federal Bar Association and the Los Angeles County Bar Association (including Judicial Evaluation Commission). He previously consulted for the National Legal Services Training Program and was a member of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy.