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Faculty News
10/14/2013 12:00:00 AM
Governor Signs Law Helping Wrongfully Convicted People Obtain State Compensation
California Innocence Project attorneys Justin Brooks, Jan Stiglitz, and Alex Simpson, with attorney Wendy J. Koen ’06 and exoneree Tim Atkins on the day he was released from prison in 2007
In a major victory for people imprisoned for crimes they did not commit, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Senate Bill 618, that completely revamps the law related to compensating the wrongfully convicted in California. Learn More
Faculty News
9/16/2013 12:00:00 AM
California Innocence Project Client's 2010 Conviction Reversal Affirmed
Daniel Larsen walks out of a U.S. Courthouse in March 2013 after his immediate release from prison was ordered
In a hearing that took place three years after his original conviction was overturned, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the innocence of CIP client Daniel Larsen. Learn More
Faculty News
6/24/2013 12:00:00 AM
California Innocence Project Works with San Diego DA to Overturn Wrongful Conviction
Uriah Courtney (center) with California Innocence Project Director Justin Brooks and attorney Alissa Bjerkhoel
Kidnapping and sexual assault charges against local man formally dismissed. Learn More
Faculty News
6/7/2013 12:00:00 AM
California Western Programs Well-Represented at ABA/AALS Meeting on Criminal Justice
Mario G. Conte to address attendees of the ABA/AALS one-day program on criminal justice during AALS Midyear meeting
Professor Mario G. Conte delivers keynote address, school sponsors reception. Learn More