Peter A. Joy

Peter A. Joy is the Henry Hitchcock Professor of Law and Director of the Criminal Justice Clinic at Washington University in St. Louis School of Law. He writes in the areas of legal ethics, access to justice, and criminal justice.

Posts by Peter A. Joy

Battering Down Sentence

Winner of this year’s Pulitzer Prize in history, Heather Ann Thompson’s account of the 1971 Attica Prison revolt and its aftermath makes for a readable, interesting, and at times gripping book. Almost every page contains some revelation that the State of New York tried mightily to suppress.