Paul Butler


George Washington University

(202) 994-6024

Butler, a former federal anticorruption prosecutor, specialized in white collar criminal defense and civil litigation in private law practice and then became a federal anticorruption prosecutor. Among other subjects, he is an expert on race and racism in U.S. law, civil rights, jury ification. On the last subject, he has written that when a jury acquits a defendant it believes is guilty, the jury “votes its conscience” and ignores the facts and/or the judge's instructions.

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