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Chance Meyer

Chance Meyer

Adjunct Professor


Chance Meyer is an Instructor in the Critical Skills Program and Adjunct Professor. He teaches Elements of Legal Analysis, an upper-level course developing essential lawyering and academic skills through individualized and small-group workshops and writing labs, and the Sentencing Workshop, which challenges students to develop criminal practice skills informed with the principles, theories, and history underlying American sentencing. His scholarship focuses on Sixth and Eighth Amendment issues arising from modern American death penalty regimes.

He is a 2007, magna cum laude graduate of Tulane Law School. From 2007 to 2008, he was a law clerk to the Honorable Robert T. Dawson, United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas. From 2008 to 2016, he was assistant counsel to the Capital Collateral Regional Counsel-South, where he represented death-sentenced defendants in trial and appellate courts, in state and federal jurisdictions. He has practiced in the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, and the Florida Supreme Court.

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