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February 26, 2019 | 12:45 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Category: Workshop
Location: Law School Partrich Auditorium | Map
471 W. Palmer
Detroit, MI 48202
Cost: Free
Audience: Academic Staff, Current Graduate Students, Current Undergraduate Students, Faculty, Staff
Wayne State's Criminal Justice Department and Law School are presenting a Race, Gender, and Wrongful Conviction event on Tuesday, February 26, 2019. The program will feature  Samuel R. Gross, Thomas and Mabel Long Professor of Law Emeritus, University of Michigan as the keynote speaker. The discussion will delve into causes and consequences of wrongful conviction at Wayne State University. 

Learn more about the effects of race and gender inequality on wrongful convictions. The event will be held at Partrich Auditorium at the Law School.
Program details:
  • Introduction 12:45-1:00 p.m.
  • Panel on Race & Wrongful Convictions 1:00-2:15 p.m.
  • Panel on Exoneree Experiences 2:30-3:45 p.m.
  • Panel on Women Exonerees 4:00-5:15 p.m. 
  • Wrap Up 5:15-5:25 p.m.
For more information about this event, please contact Marvin Zalman at (313) 577-2705 or