Biography

Professor Sharon A. Meadows was the director of the Criminal Juvenile Justice Clinics. She was appointed by Chief Judge Robert Peckham of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California as the compliance monitor for a Title VII Consent Decree in the construction industry. In 1994, she assisted in the establishment of a Criminal/Juvenile Law Clinic at the University of the West Cape in South Africa, and returned to South Africa in 1998 and 2002 to assist in the establishment of a pilot public defender system.

Education
BA, Cornell University
MA, Cornell University
JD, University of Michigan
Experience
Assistant Federal Public Defender, Northern District of California
Chief Counsel, Bayview-Hunters Point Community Defender
Trial Attorney, San Francisco Public Defender
Staff Attorney, Romines, Tooby, Eichner & Sorenson
Expertise
Access to Justice
Clinical Education
Criminal Procedure
Indigent Defense
Juvenile Law
Law Review and Journal Articles
“Implementing the Right to Counsel in Post-Apartheid South Africa,” 29 George Washington Journal of International Law and Economics 453 (1995). SSRN