Kevin Davis

Kevin Davis

Kevin Davis is an award-winning journalist, author and magazine writer based in Chicago. A former crime reporter for the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, his writing has appeared in USA Today, the Chicago Tribune, Chicago magazine, Utne Reader, In These Times, ABA Journal, Reader’s Digest, USA Weekend, Encyclopaedia Britannica and many other publications.

He is the author of three non-fiction books on the criminal justice system, The Wrong Man, Defending the Damned and The Brain Defense. Davis has also authored eight nonfiction children’s books.

Davis teaches nonfiction writing at the University of Chicago Graham School of Continuing Studies, and has taught a writing class for detainees at the Cook County Jail.

Guest Appearances
August 6, 2018
ABA Annual Meeting 2018: Blockbuster Supreme Court Decisions in a Partisan Era

Kevin Davis and Dean Erwin Chemerinsky take a look at the state of the Supreme Court during this time of intense polarization.

March 15, 2017
What can neuroscience tell us about crime?

Kevin Davis discusses his new book "The Brain Defense: Murder in Manhattan and the Dawn of Neuroscience in America's Courtrooms."

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