Joshua Stanton

Guest Author

Joshua Stanton (@StantonLaw) is Counsel at Perry Law and previously served as a public defender in Tennessee. Josh joined Perry Law after completing a two-year research and teaching fellowship at Vanderbilt Law School, where he served as a clinical professor and co-director of the school’s Criminal Practice Clinic. While at Vanderbilt, Josh authored multiple amicus briefs in support of criminal justice reform and successfully represented numerous defendants charged with felony offenses in the state courts of Nashville, Tennessee.
Prior to Vanderbilt, Josh was an associate at an elite international litigation firm. As an associate, he assisted recording artists, professional athletes, actors, and business executives resolve a variety of legal problems. Josh was also a key team-member in the defense of a billion-dollar licensing dispute on behalf of a Fortune 500 client.
Josh has dedicated the majority of his professional career to public service. In addition to representing indigent clients through his fellowship at Vanderbilt and serving as a public defender in Memphis, Tennessee, Josh maintained a substantial pro bono case load as an associate. He graduated from the esteemed Gideons Promise training program. Prior to law school, as a member of Teach For America, Josh was a middle and high school teacher at a public school expulsion program outside New Orleans, Louisiana.
Josh has written a number op-eds and articles, including for CNN, MSNBC, and Salon. He is also on LinkedIn.

Articles by this author:

What to Expect When You’re Expecting a Trump Trial in Fulton County

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Aug 16th, 2023

What to Expect When You’re Expecting a Georgia Indictment of Trump

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Aug 14th, 2023

Trump on Trial: A Model Prosecution Memo for Federal Election Interference Crimes

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Jul 13th, 2023

Model Prosecution Memo for Trump Classified Documents

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Jun 2nd, 2023

The Untold Strength of Tax Crimes in Manhattan DA’s Case Against Former President Trump

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May 24th, 2023

Fox News’ Recent Setback Against Dominion Is a Major Victory for the First Amendment

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Apr 11th, 2023

The Broad Scope of “Intent to Defraud” in the New York Crime of Falsifying Business Records

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Apr 3rd, 2023

The Manhattan DA’s Charges and Trump’s Defenses: A Detailed Preview

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Mar 20th, 2023

Our Prosecution Memo Points the Way for the Special Counsel

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Nov 21st, 2022

Mar-a-Lago Model Prosecution Memo

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Nov 17th, 2022

The January 6th Hearings: Criminal Evidence Tracker – Trump Subpoena Edition

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Oct 27th, 2022

Democracy at Risk: Are The Florida Election Police Violating the Law?

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Oct 26th, 2022

Has a Trump Tipping Point Been Reached? Analyzing The NY Attorney General’s Case Against Trump

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Sep 21st, 2022