The Fairbanks Four: Lessons learned from Alaska's first exoneration, March 9
by Michelle Saport |
Wednesday, March 9, 6:30-8 p.m. UAA/APU Consortium Library, Room 307
The Alaska Innocence Project and the Office of Public Advocacy spearheaded the effort to exonerate the Fairbanks Four. Join us to hear from two of the lawyers involved in the case, as well as a forensic scientist who provided expert testimony.
Panelists: Rick Allen, director, Office of Public Advocacy Lesley Hammer, forensic scientist, Hammer Forensics Bill Oberly, executive director, Alaska Innocence Project
Moderator: Troy Payne, Justice Center
Free and open to the public. This event is sponsored by the Justice Center, Pre-Law Society, Justice Club and Alaska Innocence Project.
Part of National Criminal Justice Month. In 2009, the United States Congress established March as National Criminal Justice Month. The purpose of National Criminal Justice Month is to promote societal awareness regarding the causes and consequences of crime, as well as strategies for preventing and responding to crime.