A great event for those who are interested in wrongful convictions, criminal defense or prosecution, the death penalty, or criminal investigations: Sarah Rackley, Forensic Resource Counsel at North Carolina Indigent Defense Services, and Elizabeth Koch, Staff Attorney at the Center for Death Penalty Litigation, will present on the SBI forensics scandal in North Carolina and its effects on the criminal justice system in North Carolina. The presenters will discuss the practices and events that led to the scandal, and they will discuss how the improper conduct still affects criminal cases today. For students and attorneys who are currently conducting investigations, Ms. Rackley will present on ways to identify potential SBI misconduct through transcripts and other case documents. Lunch will be provided. For more information, please contact Rachelle Ramirez at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Prof. Siegel discuss the Court’s recent and upcoming terms, the importance of consensus, and Ginsburg’s legacy at D.C. Summer Institute event.
On the Ground
Students share their experiences working with asylum-seeking families at a south Texas detention center.
Environmental Law Newsletter – 2017
Read about the Environmental Law and Policy Clinic’s first 10 years, a new book on regulating after crises, faculty scholarship, and more.
Sources of Wrongful Convictions: Forensics and the SBI Scandal in North Carolina
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