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Q&A with Professor Kami Chavis Simmons featured in The ALI Reporter

Kami Chavis Simmons

Elected to American Law Institute (ALI)  membership in September 2012, Professor Kami Chavis Simmons is a Harvard Law graduate and a former federal prosecutor who now teaches at Wake Forest University School of Law.

Her scholarship has focused on hate crimes, racial profiling, and police accountability. Prior to her work as a prosecutor, she was an associate at two major law firms, Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson and Latham & Watkins. Along with two coauthors, she is currently at work on a book, Criminal Law: Prosecution, Punishment and the Prevention of Crimes, to be published by Carolina Academic Press. Professor Simmons participates in ALI’s Members Consultative Groups for the Model Penal Code: Sentencing and the Model Penal Code: Sexual Assault and Related Offenses.

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