Event Title

The Three Errors: Pathways to False Confessions and Wrongful Convictions

Location

Bannan 333

Start Date

1-10-2013 4:00 PM

End Date

1-10-2013 5:00 PM

Description

Steven Drizin is a Clinical Professor at Northwestern Law School, the Assistant Director of the Bluhm Legal Clinic, and the Legal Director of the Clinic’s renowned Center on Wrongful Convictions (CWC). At the Clinic, Drizin supervises law students in delinquency and criminal appeals and in wrongful conviction cases. At the Center, his research interests involve the study of false confessions and his policy work focuses on supporting efforts around the country to require law enforcement agencies to electronically record custodial interrogations. In 2008, he co-founded the Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth (CWCY) where he and his colleagues represent clients who were only juveniles when arrested and use these cases to advocate for reforms in police and investigative practices aimed at preventing future wrongful convictions of youth.

 
Oct 1st, 4:00 PM Oct 1st, 5:00 PM

The Three Errors: Pathways to False Confessions and Wrongful Convictions

Bannan 333

Steven Drizin is a Clinical Professor at Northwestern Law School, the Assistant Director of the Bluhm Legal Clinic, and the Legal Director of the Clinic’s renowned Center on Wrongful Convictions (CWC). At the Clinic, Drizin supervises law students in delinquency and criminal appeals and in wrongful conviction cases. At the Center, his research interests involve the study of false confessions and his policy work focuses on supporting efforts around the country to require law enforcement agencies to electronically record custodial interrogations. In 2008, he co-founded the Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth (CWCY) where he and his colleagues represent clients who were only juveniles when arrested and use these cases to advocate for reforms in police and investigative practices aimed at preventing future wrongful convictions of youth.