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Baker, Douglas

Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Law
Criminal Appellate Practice

745 Legal Research

Doug Baker is an assistant defender with the State Appellate Defender Office (SADO) who teaches Criminal Appellate Practice. Before joining SADO in 1997, he worked as an appellate defender with New York's Office of the Appellate Defender and the New Mexico Public Defender Department's Appellate Division. He also has worked as a staff attorney in the Criminal Defense Division of New York's Legal Aid Society, and taught legal writing and analysis at Hofstra University Law School. Before that he was a member of the founding class of the CUNY School of Law. His SADO clients include Derrick Bunkley, convicted of assault with intent to murder and sentenced to a lengthy prison term but later, with Professor Baker's assistance, exonerated and freed.