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Jeffries is the David and Mary Harrison Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Virginia. He is best known for his work in Criminal Law, with his essays included in many major textbooks in the subject area. He is also a co-author of one of the foremost Criminal Law textbooks, Criminal Law with Professors Richard J. Bonnie, Anne M. Coughlin, and Peter W. Low. He is also a scholar on constitutional law, federal courts, civil rights, civil procedure, First Amendment rights, and the Supreme Court. He has authored or co-authored a total of ten textbooks, primarily on Civil Rights and Criminal Law. He has also co-authored a book on the trial of John Hinckley: A Case Study in the Insanity Defense- The Trial of John W. Hinckley, Jr. 3rd (various editions) with Richard C. Bonnie and Peter W. Low. [from Wikipedia, retrieved 3/3/2017]
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