NEWARK, NJ – National scholars and practitioners in juvenile justice policy, indigent defense, criminal law, and wrongful convictions will speak at the symposium “Righting the Wronged: Causes, Effects, and Remedies of Juvenile Wrongful Conviction,” to be held at Rutgers School of Law–Newark on Friday, April 9, 2010. Sponsored by the Rutgers Law Review, the National Juvenile Defender Center, and the Northeast Juvenile Defender Center, the program will consider interrogation and eyewitness identification techniques, adolescent development, racial and cultural disparity, and access to counsel – all of which contribute to the wrongful conviction of juveniles.
Admission to the symposium is free and open to the public but registration is required. Register and learn about CLE credits at http://www.pegasus.rutgers.edu/~review/symposium10.php.
|What:||“Righting the Wronged: Causes, Effects, and Remedies of Juvenile Wrongful Conviction,” sponsored by the Rutgers Law Review, National Juvenile Defender Center, and the Northeast Juvenile Defender Center|
|When:||9 am – 5 pm, Friday, April 9, 2010|
|Where:||Baker Trial Courtroom, Rutgers School of Law–Newark|
Media Contact: Janet Donohue