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Sharon Beckman

associate clinical professor

Sharon Beckman

Boston College Law School
885 Centre Street
Newton Centre, MA 02459
Telephone: 617-552-0639
















Professor Sharon Beckman is Co-Director of the Boston College Criminal Justice Clinic and Director of the Boston College Innocence Project. She is an honors graduate of Harvard College and the University of Michigan Law School, where she was Editor-in-Chief of the Michigan Law Review and received the Henry M. Bates Memorial Scholarship, the Law School's top honor. She served as a law clerk to the Hon. Sandra Day O'Connor of the Supreme Court of the United States and to Hon. Frank Coffin of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. She serves on the SJC Standing Committee on Eyewitness Identification, the Board of the New England Innocence Program, and on the Criminal Justice Act Appellate Panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.



A.B., Harvard College
J.D., University of Michigan Law School


Fall 2016: Wrongful Convictions, Innocence Project Externship, Innocence Clinic
Spring 2017: Innocence Project Externship, Innocence Clinic