Paul Butler is a professor in law at Georgetown University Law Center, teaching in the areas of criminal law and race and the law. He served as a federal prosecutor with the U.S. Department of Justice, where his specialty was public corruption.
Butler is one of the nation’s most frequently consulted scholars on issues of race and criminal justice. He has been featured on 60 Minutes, Nightline, ABC, CBS and NBC, and is a frequent guest on NPR’s Tell Me More.
Butler has published numerous academic articles in journals including the Yale Law Journal and the Harvard Law Review, and is the author of the book, “Let’s Get Free: A Hip-Hop Theory of Justice.”
Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center
Areas of Expertise: Criminal Justice, Civil Rights & Race Relations, Public Corruption
Location: Washington, DC
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Added April 2014. Last verified January 2021.