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Jonathan  Shapiro

Email: shapiroj@wlu.edu
Office: 432 Sydney Lewis Hall
Phone: 540-458-8953
Fax: 540-458-8488

  Biography

Jonathan  Shapiro

Visiting Professor of Law

B.A. 1971, Northwestern University; J.D. 1974, American University, Washington College of Law


Biography

Jonathan Shapiro has practiced criminal law in the federal and state courts for the past 39 years.  He has been listed for years in the Washington Magazine's survey of best criminal lawyers.  He represented accused spies Harold Nicholson, a CIA station chief, and NSA employee Brian Regan.  Along with his partner Peter Greenspun, he represented "Beltway Sniper" John Allen Muhammad.  He was honored by his law school in 2001 with the Peter Cicchino Alumni Award for Outstanding Advocacy In The Public Interest Within The United States.  Mr. Shapiro was previously a clinical instructor at the Washington College of Law of The American University, where he was also the director of the Institutionalized Persons Clinic.  He teaches Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure as well as the Criminal Practice Practicum.


For the Media

Professor Shapiro is available to be interviewed on the following subjects:

• Criminal Law 
• Criminal Procedure 

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