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Kenneth B. Nunn, J.D.

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Kenneth B. Nunn is Professor of Law at the University of Florida Levin College of Law. He teaches criminal law, criminal procedure, African American history and the law, and seminars on police brutality, African traditional law, and cultural studies. Professor Nunn received the A.B. degree from Stanford University in 1980, and the J.D. degree from Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California, Berkeley in 1984. He is a native of Omaha, Nebraska. Before joining the University of Florida faculty in 1990, Professor Nunn was a public defender in San Francisco and at the Public Defender Service in Washington, D.C. From 1986 to 1987, Professor Nunn served as a staff attorney for the Southern Africa Project of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. Professor Nunn has written widely on issues relating to the criminal justice system, including articles on race and jury selection, the drug war, and racial disparities in the juvenile justice system. From 2010-2012, Professor Nunn was a member of the Florida Innocence Commission, established by the Florida Supreme Court to investigate the causes of wrongful conviction in the State of Florida.