Paul Heaton

Professor Paul Heaton is a Senior Fellow and Academic Director of the Quattrone Center for the Fair Administration of Justice at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. As one of the nation’s leading economists analyzing the criminal justice system, Professor Heaton specializes in data-driven studies of crime, courts, and legal policy.

Preventing Error Requires Not Just More Resources, But Better Incentives Too

Improving legal representation in criminal cases requires focusing on prosecutors as well as defenders.

How Transportation Safety Review Can Play a Role in Regulating Law Enforcement

An agency modeled after the federal transportation safety board could promote safety for the public and police.