3-Hour Program

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Overview

The conviction of innocent individuals is among the issues getting increased attention as our nation looks more closely at our criminal justice system.  While there are a number of ways individuals can be wrongly convicted, successfully reversing a conviction is incredibly difficult. This is an area where competent legal representation can make a big difference and where there are myriad opportunities for lawyers interested in providing pro bono legal services.  Many of the recent DNA and non-DNA exonerations have occurred as a result of work from innocence organizations in collaboration with pro bono partners.  

What You Will Learn

  • Identifying wrongful convictions and using DNA to show innocence
  • Leading causes of non-DNA exoneration
  • Eyewitness identification

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