This all day event will be hosted by Law and Inequality: A Journal of Theory and Practice and the ABA Death Penalty Representation Project.
Professor Jordan Steiker (University of Texas) will give the keynote address: "Changing Efforts to Reform American Capital Punishment: The Tension between Reform and Abolition".
There will be hour-long presentations on race and the death penalty, the inaccuracy of eye-witness testimony, and the progression of reform to abolition in Illinois in addition to two panel discussions.
Other speakers include:
Jin Hee Lee, Assistant Counsel of the Criminal Justice Program, NAACP Legal Defense Fund
Professor David Dow, Cullen Professor of Law at University of Houston Law Center
Professor Andrea Lyon, Director of the Center for Justice in Capital Cases, DePaul University
Chuck Lloyd, Livgard & Lloyd, PLLP
Professor Nancy Steblay, Augsburg University
Steve Wells, Dorsey & Whitney, LLP
Steve Kaplan, Fredrikson & Byron, PA
Judge Jeffery Keyes, and
Robert Warden, Executive Director of the Center on Wrongful Convictions at Northwestern University Law School
Event Id: 185849, , 11/11/2011 - 11/11/2011, Walter F. Mondale Hall, Law School - 229 19th Ave S, Minneapolis, M