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Professor Mark Rabil talks with WFDD about pardons of McCollum and Brown by Governor McCrory

Professor Mark Rabil, director of the Wake Forest Law Innocence and Justice Clinic, was interviewed by WFDD.org on Thursday, June 4 regarding the pardons by Gov. Pat McCrory of two brothers who spent three decades behind bars and faced the death penalty. Continue reading »

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Professor Mark Rabil participates in WFU ‘Mass Incarceration and the Criminal Justice System’ symposium

Professor Mark Rabil, director of the Innocence and Justice Clinic, spoke at the “Mass Incarceration and the Criminal Justice System” symposium held on Thursday, March 19, 2015, at ZSR Library on the Reynolda Campus of Wake Forest University. The symposium was held by The Humanities Institute of Wake Forest University.

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Professor Mark Rabil to speak on ‘Mass Incarceration and the Criminal Justice System’ symposium panel Thursday, March 19

Professor Mark Rabil, director of the Innocence and Justice Clinic, will participate in a faculty panel discussion as part of the faculty-student symposium, “Mass Incarceration and the Criminal Justice System,” and opening for the art exhibit “Release: From Stigma to Acceptance” on Thursday and Friday, March 19-20, 2015, to be held at ZSR Library Auditorium, Room 404, on the Reynolda Campus of Wake Forest University. The symposium is being held by The Humanities Institute of Wake Forest University.

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‘American Denial’ documentary film screening rescheduled for Wednesday, March 4

A panel that Professor Mark Rabil will participate in will follow the showing of “American Denial,” a 55-minute documentary, at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4, in Diggs Gallery at Winston-Salem State University (WSSU).

WGHP FOX 8 airs special report on Innocence and Justice Clinic work

After working to free Darryl Hunt, a local attorney, Wake Forest Law Professor Mark Rabil, was inspired to create the Innocence and Justice Clinic — a passionate group of Wake Forest University law students that work to free inmates who’ve been wrongly convicted. Continue reading »

The Atlantic cites Darryl Hunt case as genesis of North Carolina’s Innocence Commission

The 2003 exoneration of Darryl Hunt in the Hunt case is cited as the genesis of the North Carolina Innocence Inquiry Commission in the article “Guilty, Then Proven Innocent,” published by The Atlantic on Monday, Feb. 9, 2015. Hunt was represented by Wake Forest School of Law Director of Innocence and Justice Clinic Mark Rabil in the lengthy case. The North Carolina Innocence Inquiry Commission was founded by the North Carolina General Assembly in 2007 and was the first of its kind in the nation. Since its nascence, the Commission has reviewed hundreds of innocence claims and conducted multiple hearings.  Continue reading »

Professor Mark Rabil participates in N.C. Advocates for Justice Annual Death Penalty Seminar

Innocence and Justice Clinic Director Mark Rabil recently participated in the North Carolina Advocates for Justice Annual Death Penalty Seminar held to educate and inform attorneys handling death penalty cases. More than 200 lawyers attended the panel that attempted to assist attorneys and capital defense team workers with handling issues of traumatization within the courtroom. Continue reading »

A panel discussion regarding the death penalty was held at National Taiwan University on Tuesday, Dec. 16, which included former federal Judge Samuel Wilson ('74) as moderator; John Brownlee, former U.S. Attorney from Virginia; Leon Huang, a death penalty defense lawyer in Taiwan; and Professor Mark Rabil.

Professor Mark Rabil presents U.S. death penalty system to various groups in Taiwan

Professor Mark Rabil, director of the law school’s Innocence and Justice Clinic, joined the Honorable Samuel Wilson (’74) on a panel discussion regarding the U.S. death penalty system on Tuesday, Dec. 16, at Taiwan National University in Taipei. Also participating on the panel was Wilson’s former law clerk, John Brownlee, a former U.S. attorney in Virginia, and now head of while-collar crime for Holland & Knight. Continue reading »

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Professor Mark Rabil tells the Winston-Salem Journal death penalty on the way out

Juries in North Carolina handed out just three death sentences in 2014, helping contribute to the lowest number of people sentenced to death nationally in 40 years, according to a report from the Death Penalty Information Center. Continue reading »

A panel discussion regarding the death penalty was held at National Taiwan University on Tuesday, Dec. 16, which included former federal Judge Samuel Wilson ('74) as moderator; John Brownlee, former U.S. Attorney from Virginia; Leon Huang, a death penalty defense lawyer in Taiwan; and Professor Mark Rabil.

Professor Mark Rabil and the Honorable Samuel Wilson (’74) discuss U.S. death penalty at National Taiwan University

Professor Mark Rabil, director of the law school’s Innocence and Justice Clinic, will join the Honorable Samuel Wilson (’74) on a panel discussion regarding the U.S. death penalty system on Tuesday, Dec. 16, at Taiwan National University in Taipei.

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