Kendea Johnson

Visiting Instructor, Criminal Defense Clinic

Education

J.D., 2004, City University of New York School of Law

B.A., 1998, Tufts University

Areas of Expertise

Criminal Law

Bio

Kendea Johnson co-teaches the Criminal Defense Clinic with Professor Jonathan Oberman. She has been co-teaching the clinic since 2013, helping to design curriculum based on New York State Criminal Law and Procedure for a seminar that meets twice a week. In addition to teaching the seminar, she supervises students in all aspects of their representation of people accused of non-felonies in criminal court.

Prior to joining the criminal defense clinic at Cardozo, Johnson was a staff attorney at the Legal Aid Society Criminal Defense Division in Manhattan.


She has co-authored three published pieces with Jonathan Oberman: Cardozo Law Review, "Underbelly of the Beast: Misdemeanor Practice in the Era of Broken Windows and Saturation Policing" (February 2016); Cardozo Law Review, "The Never-ending Tale of Racism and Inequality in the Era of Broken Windows" (February 2016); New York Law Journal, "The Limits of the Liang Conviction" (March 9, 2016).

Contact Information

212.790.0290