Russell D. CoveyProfessor of Law
Russell Covey is Professor of Law at Georgia State University’s College of Law.
Professor Covey’s research focuses on criminal law and procedure, and he is the author of numerous articles on topics including the death penalty, police interrogation, crime and popular culture, jury selection, and plea bargaining. As a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Professor Covey has filed amicus briefs and represented pro bono clients in criminal appeals in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the United States Supreme Court.
Prior to joining the College of Law, he clerked for Judge Allyne R. Ross of the United States District Court, E.D.N.Y., practiced law specializing in criminal and civil litigation at Williams & Connolly in Washington, D.C., and taught law at Whittier Law School in Southern California. Professor Covey teaches courses in domestic and international criminal law and criminal procedure. He received his J.D. at Yale Law School, M.A. at Princeton University and A.B at Amherst College.Russell D. Covey
E-mail: rcovey@@E R A S Egsu.edu
415 Urban Life
Criminal Law and Procedure
Courses Taught: Criminal Law, Basic Criminal Procedure, Advanced Criminal Procedure, Wrongful Convictions