The Innocence Project's Impact After 25 Years: Law, Policy, and the Courts


November 17, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:15pm

The Center for Rights and Justice invites you to:

The Innocence Project's Impact After 25 Years: Law, Policy, and the Courts

Friday, November 17, 2017
9 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Jacob Burns Moot Courtroom
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
55 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10003

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As part of the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law's celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the formation of the Innocence Project, Cardozo will host a series of conversations on the Innocence Project's impact on law, policy, and scholarship. Speakers will include Judge Harry T. Edwards (D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals), Chief Justice Ralph Gants (Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court), Judge Nancy Gertner (District of Massachusetts, Ret.), Judge Jed Rakoff (Southern District of New York), Peter Neufeld, Barry Scheck and leading criminal justice scholars, researchers, and reformers, including Jennifer Dysart, Rodney Ellis, Jules Epstein, Keith Findley, Brandon Garrett, Jonathan Gould, Jennifer Laurin, Erin Murphy, Allison Redlich and Ellen Yaroshefsky.

8:30 AM: Registration and Complimentary Breakfast

9 AM: Dean's Welcome
Introductory Remarks (Peter Neufeld)

9:30: Panel Discussion I:
Evidence Law, Eyewitness Identification and Wrongful Convictions

10:45: Break

11:00: Panel Discussion II:
Cognitive Science, False Confessions and Wrongful Convictions

12:15: Complimentary Lunch

1:00: Judicial Roundtable

2:30: Panel Discussion III:
Wrongful Convictions and Criminal Justice Reform

3:45: Closing Remarks (Barry Scheck)

4:15: Conference conclusion

This event is open to the public.

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