This annual program will be a forum to consider wrongful convictions and answer the questions: Why do wrongful convictions occur? What can be done to reduce the likelihood of wrongful convictions?
This course is funded by a grant from the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals.
Download the Brochure (pdf)For more details, download the online brochure.
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, August 28, 2019
9:00 a.m. Check-in & Registration, followed by Lectures
4:45 p.m. Recess, followed by a Reception
Thursday, August 29, 2019
9:00 a.m. – 4:45 p.m. Adjourn
Lunch will be provided each day.
Hyatt Place Plano welcomes our guests attending Annual Innocence, at The Center for American and International Law. We have set aside a block of rooms with a group rate of $103/night, plus applicable fees/taxes for 8/27/2019-8/29/2019.
Please make your reservations by 8/12/2019. 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-C108
Call 888-HYATT-HP (888.492.8847) or 972.378.3997
Dates available: 8/27/2019-8/29/2019
Mention the group name: CAILAW / Annual Innocence
- 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.