Joshua Tepfer

Joshua A. Tepfer

Lecturer in Law

Josh Tepfer joined University of Chicago Law School as a Lecturer in Law at the Exoneration Project in the Fall 2015. Josh has been representing the criminally accused for over a decade, first as an attorney with the Chicago Office of the State Appellate Defender and then with law students as an Assistant Clinical Professor with Northwestern University School of Law, where he served seven years as the Project Director of the Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth. Josh graduated magna cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School in 2004. He's published and presented frequently on issues related to wrongful convictions, false confessions, and juvenile justice.