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Kimberly A. Thomas

Kimberly A. Thomas joined the University of Michigan Law School faculty in 2003.  

Kimberly Thomas is a clinical assistant professor on the Michigan law faculty. Thomas' research, teaching, and practice concentrates on criminal law, especially on sentencing law and practice, juvenile justice, indigent persons accused of crimes, and prisoner re-entry into the community. She is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Maryland and Harvard Law School, where she was editor in chief of the Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review. Thomas clerked for Judge R. Guy Cole at the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals and served as a major trials attorney with the Defender Association of Philadelphia prior to joining the faculty in 2003. During law school she worked for the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, and spent time with Legal Aid of Cambodia and the Justice Committee of Parliament in Cape Town, South Africa. In addition to practicing law, she has worked as a newspaper reporter, a high school math teacher, and she taught an undergraduate seminar in the economics department while she was at Harvard.  

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*    "Thomas Kimberly," 47 L. Quadrangle Notes 32 (Fall, 2004).


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