Jon Cannon combines detailed, practical, institutional, and theoretical insights into environmental law and policy, honed during his service in two senior posts at the Environmental Protection Agency. His scholarship focuses on how the EPA can adapt statutes enacted in the 1960s and 1970s to the more diffuse and complex environmental problems of the 21st century.
Kimberly Kessler Ferzan wrestles with some of the most complex problems of human will and cognition underlying criminal law. Working within a retributivist framework, her writings analyze intent, belief, risk, motivation, and other determinants of desert and therefore of criminal culpability. Her work, characterized by precision and careful attention to philosophical underpinnings, is making a mark in criminal law theory.
Brandon Garrett is one of the nation's leading experts on both wrongful conviction and corporate criminal prosecution. By immersing himself in trial records, police practices, and prosecutorial and defense strategies, he has generated important insights into what goes wrong. His work on corporate criminal prosecution has persuaded many that prosecutors should focus more attention on individual wrongdoers.