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Tucker Carrington

Associate Dean for Clinical Programs, Professor of Law and Director, George C. Cochran Innocence Project

Professor Carrington is the founding director of the Mississippi Innocence Project (MIP) and Clinic at the University of Mississippi School of Law. MIP’s mission is to identify, investigate and litigate actual claims of innocence by Mississippi prisoners, as well as advocate for systemic criminal justice reform.

Prior to coming to Ole Miss, Professor Carrington was an E. Barrett Prettyman Fellow at Georgetown Law Center, a trial and supervising attorney at the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia, and a visiting clinical professor at Georgetown.

Professor Carrington is a member of the American Law Institute, and co-author with Radley Balko of The Cadaver King and the Country Dentist (Public Affairs 2018).


J.D., University of Tennessee
M.A., Hollins College
B.A. University of Virginia

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Mississippi Innocence Project
Mississippi Innocence Film
The Cadaver King and the Country Dentist