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Elon Law faculty provide analysis of John Edwards trial

Catherine Dunham, Steve Friedland and Michael Rich have provided analysis for national TV networks, international wire services and major newspapers including ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, FOX, MSNBC, Associated Press, Reuters, Agence France-Presse and the Los Angeles Times.

Elon Law professors Catherine Dunham, Steve Friedland and Michael Rich have provided analysis of the John Edwards trial for national and international media.

The trial, taking place at the federal courthouse in Greensboro, North Carolina, began on April 23.

The jury in the trial will decide whether to convict Edwards, the former U.S. Senator, presidential candidate and Democratic nominee for Vice President, on six felony charges of violating federal campaign contribution laws to cover up an extramarital affair. Edwards faces up to 30 years in prison and a $1.5 million fine if convicted.

Elon Law faculty analysis of the John Edwards trial was featured in Associated Press, Reuters and Agence France-Press wire service stories on May 10 that were published by media around the nation and world.

Dunham, associate dean for academic affairs and professor of law at Elon, has provided analysis of the trial for NBC News, appearing on NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams and the Today Show. In addition, her insights about the trial have been published in articles by Reuters and The Daily Beast. Dunham’s areas of expertise include trial advocacy and federal trial practice.

Friedland, senior scholar and professor of law at Elon, is a former federal prosecutor whose areas of expertise include criminal law and evidence. News organizations reporting on his analysis of the Edwards trial have included ABC News, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, the Los Angeles Times and the New York Post.

Rich, an assistant professor of law at Elon, has provided analysis of the Edwards trial for ABC News, CBS News, CNN, The Daily Beast, Fox News, and the Los Angeles Times. His areas of expertise include criminal and civil government fraud litigation.

To view some of the national media reports in which these Elon Law professors provide analysis of the Edwards trial, click on the stories featured in the LINKS section adjacent to this article.

Click here for more information about Catherine Dunham.

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Click here for more information about Michael Rich.

 

Philip Craft,
Staff
5/11/2012 3:37 PM