Medwed, a leading criminal law scholar. His research and pro bono activities focus around the topic of wrongful convictions. He is a founding member of the board of directors of the Innocence Network, a consortium of innocence projects throughout the world, and a former president of the board of directors of the Rocky Mountain Innocence Center. He is currently University Distinguished Professor of Law and Criminal Justice at Northeastern University in Boston, and serves on the board of the New England Innocence Project. He is also the legal analyst for GBH News, Boston’s local NPR and PBS affiliate.