Michael J. Brennan

  • Clinical professor of law
  • USC Gould School of Law
Office: (213) 740-2527

Expertise Summary

Expert on the three-strikes law, the death penalty and criminal defense and appeals. Can comment on Ferguson grand jury decision.


  • criminal defense
  • trial advocacy
  • death penalty
  • criminal justice
  • sentencing
  • habeas corpus
  • post-conviction remedies
  • criminal appeals

Additional Information

  • Member: Federal Indigent Defense Panel for the Central District of California; the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Former deputy federal public defender and chief trial deputy, Federal Public Defender’s Office