Actual Innocence

On the Road

in Houston, Texas, USA

South Texas College of Law
1303 San Jacinto St.
Houston, Texas 77002

Online registration for the conference is now closed. If you would like to still register for this conference, please register onsite at the registration desk.

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Past Event

Credits:MCLE & TCOLE Credit available


This half-day program will review important current topics related to actual innocence and wrongful convictions, highlighting some of the issues addressed in our longer programs.

This course is funded by a grant from the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals.

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Who Should Attend?

Texas Judges, Prosecutors and their staff; Criminal Defense Attorneys and their staff; Law Students and Law Enforcement Officers. Thanks to the grant this program is FREE for most attendees.

Schedule and Faculty

12:30 pm

Check-In & Registration

1:00 pm

Current Trends in Forensic Science

  • Speaker To Be Confirmed, Texas Forensic Science Commission, Austin, TX

2:00 pm

Seized Drugs 101 & Issues in Field Drug Testing

  • James Miller, Houston Forensic Science Center, Houston, TX

2:45 pm


3:00 pm

Transparency & Corrective Action

  • Alice Amilhat, Texas Department of Public Safety, Austin, TX

3:45 pm

Actual Innocence in the Post-Brady World

  • Bill Wirskye, Collin County District Attorney’s Office, McKinney, TX

4:45 pm


CLE Credit

The State Bar of Texas has approved this program for a total of 3.5 hours, no ethics. Course ID Number: 174022881.

In addition to Texas, after the program (if requested) CAIL will directly apply for course accreditation in the following states, as long as course materials and evaluations are not required: California, New Mexico, and Oklahoma. Attorneys may be eligible to receive CLE credit through attorney self-submission in other states, as long as course materials and evaluations are not required to be submitted.

TCOLE Credit

4 hours of training credit available.

Other Information

Cancellation Policy

Written cancellation must be received 5 business days prior to a program to receive a refund (Email: After this date, no refunds, but substitution of attendees for this program will be permitted with prior approval. Registrants not entitled to a refund will receive the course materials.

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