Event Title

Wrongful Convictions: Science, Experience, and the Law

Location

University of Richmond School of Law Merhige Moot Courtroom

Start Date

29-10-2015 10:00 AM

End Date

29-10-2015 4:30 PM

Description

3.5 MCLE Credit Hours

Schedule:

10:30-11:00 - Registration/Check-In

11:00-12:00 - Introduction to the science behind exonerations by Bradford Jenkins of the Virginia Department of Forensic Science

12:00-12:45 - Lunch

12:45-2:15 - Panel on the "Human Experience" of wrongful convictions from varying perspectives (Mike Herring - Commonwealth's Attorney, Doug Ramseur - Defense Counsel, Shawn Armbrust, Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project)

2:15-2:30 - Break

2:30-3:30 -Legal wrap up of where we are in Virginia on reforms, discussion of case law and relevant statutes by Brandon Garrett, Professor of Law at the University of Virginia

3:30-4:30- Reception

 
Oct 29th, 10:00 AM Oct 29th, 4:30 PM

Wrongful Convictions: Science, Experience, and the Law

University of Richmond School of Law Merhige Moot Courtroom

3.5 MCLE Credit Hours

Schedule:

10:30-11:00 - Registration/Check-In

11:00-12:00 - Introduction to the science behind exonerations by Bradford Jenkins of the Virginia Department of Forensic Science

12:00-12:45 - Lunch

12:45-2:15 - Panel on the "Human Experience" of wrongful convictions from varying perspectives (Mike Herring - Commonwealth's Attorney, Doug Ramseur - Defense Counsel, Shawn Armbrust, Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project)

2:15-2:30 - Break

2:30-3:30 -Legal wrap up of where we are in Virginia on reforms, discussion of case law and relevant statutes by Brandon Garrett, Professor of Law at the University of Virginia

3:30-4:30- Reception