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Center on Wrongful Convictions Upcoming Events


The Center on Wrongful Convictions Women’s Project

Presents  

Southwest of Salem: The Story of the San Antonio Four

 Please join us for a free screening, presentation, and discussion with the San Antonio Four and their attorney, Mike Ware.  

When: September 29, 2016, 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

(Film begins at 6 p.m.)

Where: Thorne Auditorium, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law 

(2.5 hours of IL CLE Credit Pending Approval) 

 

The San Antonio Four, as lesbian low-income women of color, hold intersecting identities that made them particularly vulnerable to juror bias and incarceration.  Their case is also an example of how women’s wrongful convictions, which typically do not involve DNA evidence, can be particularly difficult to untangle. This event gives us the opportunity to watch a powerful documentary and hear directly from these brave women and their attorney, who will discuss new law regarding junk science that helped him win the women's release. We hope you can join us for this compelling evening.

Click here to register.

CLE Materials and program coming soon...


Past Events

 

Wrongful Convictions Symposium in Honor of Jane Raley (11-12-16)

 

2015 Annual Benefit in Celebration of Jane Raley (11-12-16)

 

Women and Interrogations (3-30-16)

 


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