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Daniel Filler

Daniel M. Filler, JD

Dean, Thomas R. Kline School of Law, Professor of Law

Thomas R. Kline School of Law



Filler studies the effects of social anxiety on the development of criminal law. He is an expert on sex offender community notification, the death penalty and juvenile justice law. Before joining Drexel, Filler was a professor of law at the University of Alabama School of Law, where he created the school's Capital Defense Clinic.

He has served as chair of the Association of American Law Schools Section on Law and Humanities and chaired an American Bar Association team that assessed the fairness and accuracy of Alabama's death-penalty system. His scholarship has appeared in the Virginia Law Review, the California Law Review, and the Iowa Law Review, among other places.

In 2008, Filler established The Faculty Lounge blog to which he continues to contribute regularly.

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