What You Will Learn:
- The contributing causes of wrongful conviction and how to recognize these issues
- Using DNA to show innocence
- Post-conviction re-investigation and fact development
- How to find and use non-DNA evidence of innocence to exonerate the wrongly convicted
- Litigating eyewitness identification cases
This program is designed for lawyers who advocate post-conviction claims of innocence or who are interested in getting involved in this area. Prisoners’ rights advocates, as well as lawyers or law students considering pro bono representation or who want to hear about the legal issues that arise in connection with exoneration work will find this program especially valuable.
Wrongful Conviction 2015: Litigating Claims of Innocence
November 2, 2015
1:30 PM Eastern
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Also presented in-person in San Francisco.
- Chair: Vanessa Potkin ~ Senior Staff Attorney, The Innocence Project
- Paul Casteleiro ~ Legal Director, Centurion Ministries
- Karen A. Newirth ~ Senior Fellow, Strategic Litigation Department, The Innocence Project
- Program Attorney: Ilizabeth Hempstead ~ Practising Law Institute
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