Eventbrite - Innocence Summit: Best Practices for Innocence Reform


On June 12-13 the nation’s leading prosecutors, researchers, Innocence Network representatives, defense attorneys, citizen activists, exonerees, and others will convene to discuss how the Innocence Movement can overcome old obstacles and rise to new successes. Don’t miss this unforgettable experience!

Theme: Forging Best Practices for Innocence Reform

Summit Schedule: View HERE

Featured Speakers Include:

    • Judge Arthur Burnett — Former chair, Superior Court of the District of Columbia; Executive director, National African-American Drug Policy Coalition
    • Joseph diGenova — Founding partner, diGenova & Toensing; Former United States Attorney, District of Columbia
    • Kami Chavis Simmons — Director, Criminal Justice Program, Wake Forest School of Law
    • Shima Baradaran — Associate Professor, University of Utah;  Chair of the AALS Law and Social Sciences Section and Secretary of the AALS Criminal Justice Section Executive Committee

Where: Crowne Plaza, Washington National Airport, Arlington, VA (Stay for the long weekend — you’ll get to take advantage of the Summit’s deeply discounted room rates. See hotel information HERE and information about visiting DC HERE.)

When: June 12-13, Friday 9:00 am through Saturday 4:30 pm

What: Keynote presentations, panel discussions, workshops, limitless networking opportunities, and a Friday evening banquet. Plus, opportunities to enjoy the sights of our nation’s Capitol!

Resource Table: Bring your announcements, reports, and flyers to share with other Summit participants!

Symposium on Over-Criminalization: Make plans to also attend CPI’s Symposium on Over-Criminalization on June 11.

Rave Reviews: From the 2014 Summit!

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