Wrongful ConvictionsKeynote Speakers: 

Barry Scheck and Peter Neufeld
Co-founders and co-directors, The Innocence Project, New York City

The Honorable Ralph Gants, Chief Justice, Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts

Confirmed Academic Participants Include: 

  • Rachel Barkow, New York University
  • Sharon Beckman, Boston College
  • Adele Bernhard, New York Law School
  • Robert Bloom, Boston College
  • Margaret Burnham, Northeastern University
  • Paul Cassell, University of Utah
  • R. Michael Cassidy, Boston College
  • Ben Cohen, Capital Appeals Project
  • Avlana Eisenberg, Florida State University
  • Keith Findley, University of Wisconsin
  • Ira Gant, Innocence Program, Committee for Public Counsel Services
  • Brandon Garrett, University of Virginia
  • Mark Godsey, University of Cincinnati
  • Samuel Gross, University of Michigan
  • Sandra Guerra Thompson, University of Houston
  • David Harris, University of Pittsburgh
  • Stephanie Hartung, Suffolk University
  • Cynthia Jones, American University
  • Lisa Kavanaugh, Innocence Program, Committee for Public Counsel Services
  • Richard Leo, University of San Francisco
  • Erik Luna, Arizona State University
  • Justin Marceau, University of Denver
  • Phillip Martin, WGBH News
  • Jacqueline McMurtrie, University of Washington
  • Denise McWilliams, New England Innocence Project
  • Michael Meltsner, Northeastern University
  • Richard Moran, Mount Holyoke College
  • Alexandra Natapoff, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
  • Peter Neufeld, Innocence Project
  • Jeremy Paul, Northeastern University School of Law
  • Michael Radelet, University of Colorado
  • Deborah Ramirez, Northeastern University
  • Barry Scheck, Innocence Project
  • Michael Schneider, Good, Schneider & Cormier
  • Matthew Segal, ACLU Foundation of Massachusetts
  • David Siegel, New England School of Law
  • Dan Simon, University of Southern California
  • Rob Smith, University of North Carolina/Harvard University
  • Jeannie Suk, Harvard University
  • Ron Sullivan, Harvard University
  • George Thomas, Rutgers University
  • Rob Warden, Center on Wrongful Convictions, Northwestern University
  • Bob Wicoff, Harris County (Houston) Public Defender’s Office
  • Steven Wise, Nonhuman Rights Project
  • Ellen Yaroshefsky, Cardozo School of Law
  • Rose Zoltek-Jick, Northeastern University

Conference Organizer: 

Daniel Medwed, Northeastern University School of Law