Updated: April 16, 2013
I’ll be posting the schedule here for events at which I’ll be speaking about Failed Evidence. All of the events will be free and open to the public. I am seeking venues and sponsors for other talks, particularly in Chicago, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Seattle and Los Angeles, and at colleges and universities across the country. Here are the events currently scheduled:
Wednesday, July 17, 2013: Max Wohl Civil Liberties Center, 4506 Chester Ave., Cleveland, Ohio, 44103. Two talks, at noon and 7 p.m. Both free and open to the public; CLE credit available at evening event. Sponsored by the ACLU of Ohio.
Here are the events we have already had:
Wednesday, Sept 12, 2012: University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 3900 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, 15260. A book presentation followed by a panel of local officials commenting on the book. 5 p.m.; free and open to the public.
Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012: John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 899 Tenth Avenue, New York. A talk on the book, followed by discussion with four of John Jay’s eminent experts in forensic sciences and the legal system. 5 p.m.; free and open to the public. The event was filmed and will be podcast by John Jay; it will also be made available on iTunes.
Wed., October 3, 2012: American University Washington College of Law, 4801 Massachusetts Ave NW Washington, DC 20016. A book presentation followed by a panel discussion, in which prosecutors and defense attorneys commented on the book; it was free and open to the public. A podcast of the event will be posted.
Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012: University of Baltimore School of Law, 1415 Maryland Ave., Baltimore, 21201, 5 p.m. A book presentation was followed by a panel of local officials who commented on the book. The event was free and open to the public.
Wednesday, October 24, 2012: Northeastern University School of Law, 400 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, at 12 — 1:30 p.m. Location: 220 Rockser Hall. The event was free and open to the public.
Thursday, October 25, 2012: Boston University School of Law, 765 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, at 1–2 p.m. Barristers Hall, first floor. The event was free and open to the public.
Thursday, November 8, 2012: the University of Minnesota Law School, 229 19th Ave. S., hosted a book presentation followed by a panel discussion, in which local experts, including Ramsay County Attorney John Choi and former St. Paul Police Chief John Harrington, commented on the book. The event was free and open to the public. The talk was covered by Minnesota Public Radio and preceded by an op-ed in the Minneapolis Star Tribune.
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013: University of Houston Law Center, Houston Texas. The talk (reported here) was preceded by an op-ed article in the Houston Chronicle concerning the effort to make the Houston crime lab independent of police or prosecutors.
Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013: The University of Toledo College of Law, 2801 W. Bancroft, Toledo 43606. The event took place at noon in the McQuade Auditorium; it drew a large crowd from the University, the College of Law, and the public.
Wed., March 20, 2013: Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, 55 West 12th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210-1391. Talk at noon; free and open to the public.
Thursday, April 4, 2013: ., Clifton Cultural Arts Center, 3711 Clifton, Cincinnati, Ohio, 7:00 p.m ; sponsored by the ACLU of Ohio.
Friday, April 5: University of Cincinnati College of Law, noon; free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Lois and Richard Rosenthal Institute for Justice/Ohio Innocence Project. The events in Cincinnati were preceded by an op-ed article in the Cincinnati Enquirer.
I am interested in coming to speak at events or conferences elsewhere; please contact me through the Contact page to arrange an event.