Wrongful Convictions, Bankruptcy, Forensics, Forensic Evidence, Prosecutorial Misconduct, Civil Rights, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Jury Selection, Death Penalty, Bankruptcy, Trial Procedure
Jessie Gabel Cino, associate dean for academic affairs and associate professor of law, teaches courses on forensic evidence, forensic medicine, bankruptcy and contracts. Her primary research focuses on fraud and ethics at the intersection of law and science. While in law school at the University of Miami, she co-founded and served as the executive director for the Wrongful Convictions Project, which assisted defendants with claims of actual innocence. The project continues and is a fully-funded Innocence Clinic. Cino consults on various criminal and bankruptcy matters and has engaged in numerous pro bono criminal defense representations. She successfully appealed a wrongful conviction and death sentence in Mississippi, resulting in her client's freedom.