Cynthia  Lee

Cynthia Lee

Title: Charles Kennedy Poe Research Professor of Law

Telephone: 202.994.4768

B.A., Stanford University; J.D., University of California, Berkeley

Specialties/Areas of Expertise:
Criminal law; criminal procedure; self-defense, provocation, gay panic

Member, AALS Committee on Sections and the Annual Meeting.

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Brief Bio:

  • author of Murder and the Reasonable Man: Passion and Fear in the Criminal Courtroom (NYU Press 2003); Criminal Law Casebook (West 2005)
  • 1996 Thorsness Prize for Excellence in Teaching, University of San Diego School of Law.
  • written numerous law review articles