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The X Factor: Causes of Wrongful Convictions of Women

Event Date: 09/25/2013
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Location: Gage Gallery, 18 S. Michigan Ave.

Eminent scholars and wrongfully convicted individuals come together to speak up on miscarriages of justice, wrongful convictions, and where the system fails. Karen Daniel, J.D. is is co-director of Northwestern University's esteemed Center on Wrongful Convictions. Since 2000, Ms. Daniel has successfully represented numerous wrongfully convicted clients, achieving exonerations in both DNA and non-DNA cases. Nicole Harris was exonerated in 2013 after being wrongfully convicted of nurder in 2005. She earned a B.S. in Psychology from SIU-Edwardsville in 2004 and is currently employed by Northwestern University.

The Wrongful Convictions series is sponsored by the Joseph Loundy Human Rights Project, one of the centers and institutes of the Roosevelt University College of Arts and Sciences, and the Department of Psychology. For more information, contact Professor Bethany Barratt.