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Brooklyn Law School

Anna Roberts

Visiting Professor of Law
J.D., New York University School of Law
B.A., M.A., University of Cambridge


Professor of Law, St. John’s University School of Law

Professor Roberts is a scholar of evidence and criminal procedure. Her scholarship focuses on assumptions and stereotypes that contribute to, and are fueled by, criminal records. This scholarly focus has embraced implicit juror bias, discrimination in jury selection, exclusion from juries on the basis of criminal convictions, and, in a trilogy of articles, prior conviction impeachment. A recent article examines the widespread tendency to treat arrests as equivalent to guilt. Read more.