These half-day programs 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.
Schedule and Faculty
Check-In & Registration
Welcome & Introductions
Case Introduction & The Richard Miles Case (From a Prosecution Perspective)
- Cynthia Garza, Dallas County District Attorney’s Office, Dallas, TX
The Richard Miles Case (From a Defense Perspective)
Cheryl Wattley, UNT Dallas College of Law, Dallas, TX
Session with Richard Miles
- Richard Miles, Exonoree, Dallas, TX
The State Bar of Texas has approved this program for a total of 3.5 hours, no ethics. Course ID Number: 174050445.
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 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.
Law enforcement personnel attending this course are eligible for 4 hours of Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) credit.
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.
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.