We are proud to announce Reade Seligmann as the featured speaker at this year’s Benefit for Innocence. Reade is one of the three falsely accused players exonerated in the Duke Lacrosse case in 2007. He has since worked alongside the Innocence Project to advocate for eyewitness identification and exoneree compensation reform. Reade is an active member of the Innocence Project’s Young Professionals Committee and is a litigation associate at Alston & Bird LLP in New York City.
Join the Innocence Project of Minnesota and the Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers at our Spring Continuing Legal Education Seminar at the Beautiful Commons Hotel on the University of Minnesota campus. This seminar outlining wrongful conviction in the political context, with special focus on the Ted Stevens' case. CLE faculty panel will include: Craig Singer of Williams & Connolly LLP (Defense Attorney for former Alaskan Senator Ted Stevens), Jon Hopeman and Marnie Fearon of Gray Plant Mooty.
2.0 CLE credits pending - Course number 240662
Hennepin County Library is offering a series of free programs on families and incarceration. It is estimated that at least 10,000 children in Minnesota have a parent currently in prison or jail. This series of programs is an effort to bring light to this issue.
Fore more information, please view the event brochure, or go to www.hclib.org/events to learn more and register!