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Center on Wrongful Convictions Upcoming Events
Center on Wrongful Convictions Spring 2017 Symposium
Hot Topics in Criminal Justice: What You Need to Know
When: March 10, 2017, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Where: Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
6 hours of IL MCLE Credit, pending approval
Four in-depth, expert-led sessions on issues essential to understanding and fighting wrongful convictions:
Implicit Racial Bias and Decision Making in the Criminal Justice System
Presenter: Professor L. Song Richardson, University of California, Irvine School of law
Panelist: Amy P. Campanelli, Public Defender of Cook County
Eyewitness Identification: Sources of Doubt in the Inculpatory Value of Lineup Identifications
Presenter: Brian Cutler, University of Ontario Institute of Technology
Police Interrogations and How They Can Generate False Confessions
Presenter: Jim Trainum, author and former Washington, D.C., homicide detective
The Current State of Firearm and Toolmark Identification Evidence
Presenter: John Murdock, Firearm and Toolmark Examiner, John E. Murdock & Associates – Forensic Consultants, LLC
(Additional panelists to be announced at a later time.)
Thank you to everyone who supported the 2016 CWC Annual Benefit!
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Please join us for
Thursday, November 3, 2016
6:00 – 10:00 p.m.
1840 Hubbard Street
Chicago, IL 60622
The 2016 CWC Annual benefit is a chance to gather with our justice-focused community and celebrate exonerees, their families, and the tireless supporters and warriors who work every day to free innocent men and women from prison and to keep innocent men and women free in the first place.
This year's theme is "It's About Time." The time lost to the men and women wrongfully behind bars. The time lost with family and loved ones. The time that it takes to investigate. The time it takes to deliberate. The time it takes to get justice. The time spent fighting for freedom. And the time spent free. Please join us this year as we celebrate and honor those who put in the time.
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)