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Collateral Consequences

A visit with S. David Mitchell, Associate Professor, School of Law

By LuAnne Roth
Published: - Topics: law law school sentencing felon disenfranchisement prisoner reentry

Mitchell’s Audience

Topics: research law

From professors and lawyers to the judges themselves, legal scholarship is continually cited and challenged. As for whom he is addressing when publishing his findings, Mitchell explains that “I write for a much larger audience,” including the general public as well as felons and ex-felons. “You have got to speak to both the scholar and the lay person,” he contends. “We do an injustice to our work when it’s not accessible to those individuals.”