This program will highlight topical issues related to actual innocence, focusing on causes of and solutions to wrongful convictions. We will focus on best practices for defense lawyers, prosecutors and law enforcement officials, discussing forensic evidence and cognitive bias.
This program is funded by a grant from the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals.
Who Should Attend?
Judges, Prosecutors and their staff, Criminal Defense Attorneys and their staff, Law Enforcement Officers, and law students. Thanks to the grant, the seminar is offered tuition-free to most participants.
Schedule and Faculty
More information coming soon! Anticipated times for the program’s start/recess:
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
9:00 am Check-in & Registration – 5:00 pm Recess, followed by a Reception
Thursday, February 8, 2018
9:00 am Lecture – 5:00 pm Recess
Friday, February 9, 2018
9:00 am Lecture – 4:30 pm Adjourn
Lunch will be provided.
Hyatt Place Plano welcomes our guests attending Establishing Innocence or Guilt, at The Center for American and International Law. We have set aside a block of rooms with a group rate of $100 plus applicable fees/taxes for 2/7/2018 - 2/10/2018.
Please make your reservations by 1/24/2018. As long as the reservation is made by this date, and the group block has availability, you will receive the group rate. Any reservations not received on or before this cut-off date are subject to hotel availability at the best available prevailing rate.
Type in Arrival/Departure Dates
Enter Group/Corporate #: G-CL82
Call 888-HYATT-HP (888.492.8847) or 972.378.3997
Dates available: 2/7/2018 - 2/10/2018
Mention the group name: CAILAW / Establishing Innocence or Guilt
- A valid credit card is required to make reservations
- Tax Exemption Certificates and Credit Card Authorization Forms may be faxed to the hotel directly at 972.608.4427 prior to your arrival.
Written cancellation must be received 5 business days prior to a program to receive a refund (Email: firstname.lastname@example.org). 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. Note: Registrants must attend the program to receive the course materials, unless tuition was paid.
The Center for American and International Law does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected status in educational activities, scholarship programs or admissions.