April 6th, 2012
Check out photos from March 19th’s symposium sponsored by the New England Innocence Project, New England Law | Boston and Boston Bar Association!
Professor Brandon L. Garrett discussed his new book Convicting the Innocent: Where Criminal Prosecutions Go Wrong, which analyzes what went wrong in the first 250 criminal convictions overturned on the basis of DNA evidence. Professor Garrett was joined by Gretchen Bennett, the Executive Director of the New England Innocence Project, who discussed recent legislative developments in Massachusetts. The Honorable Robert J. Cordy and the Honorable Nancy Gertner also discussed the judiciary’s role in responding to the critical problem that wrongful conviction poses to our criminal justice system.
Left: Professor Brandon Garrett discusses his research into wrongful convictions.
Middle: Professor David Siegel, Judge Robert Cordy, Professor Brandon Garrett and NEIP Executive Director Gretchen Bennett with New England Law | Boston students following the event.
Right: Professor Brandon Garrett, Judge Robert Cordy and NEIP Executive Director Gretchen Bennett take questions from the audience.