Michael Schneider is an experienced criminal defense attorney, concentrating in appellate, habeas corpus, new trial motions, and other post-conviction litigation. Michael has defended homicide, serious felony, and misdemeanor cases and has handled complex federal sentencing and parole matters. Michael's cases have often involved international human rights, national security, export controls, international law, and constitutional civil rights issues. Michael devotes a significant part of his practice to the representation of professors, postdocs, and other scientists accused of scientific research misconduct and also of students accused of plagiarism and academic misconduct at area law schools, medical schools, hospitals, and colleges. Associate to Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz, 1993-97. Public defender at the Committee for Public Counsel Services in Boston and in New York state for ten years, 1983-93. Has been a frequent lecturer at legal education seminars and at area law schools; authored articles in the area of criminal defense practice; and has provided training and technical assistance to indigent defense providers in other states (Kentucky, New York, Texas, and Washington) and in foreign jurisdictions (Cambodia, Chile, and China). Michael has been a Lecturer in Law at Boston University Law School for nine years where he taught a seminar on "Wrongful Convictions, Miscarriages of Justice, & the US Criminal Justice System." Michael has won significant victories in homicide, labor racketeering, and export violations cases and has worked on high-profile cases, including the OJ Simpson, David Merrick, Mike Tyson, and Pamela Smart cases.