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White House Domestic Policy Council invites Professor Ron Wright to join Roundtable on Criminal Justice

Professor Ronald Wright participated in a “Roundtable on Criminal Justice” hosted by the White House Domestic Policy Council in conjunction with the John Jay College of Criminal Justice’s Institute for Innovation in Prosecution on Monday, Oct. 24, 2016.

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T.K. Thorne shares reporting behind book “Last Chance for Justice”

Author T.K. Thorne discussed the historical events behind her recent book “Last Chance for Justice: How Relentless Investigators Uncovered Evidence Convicting the Birmingham Church Bombers” on Monday, Nov. 3, 2014. The event was co-sponsored by Wake Forest Law’s Innocence and Justice Clinic and the Wake Forest Pro Humanitate Institute. Mark Rabil, professor of law and director of the Innocence and Justice Clinic, introduced Thorne, and joked to students that “If the prosecutors had paid attention in criminal procedure class they would’ve had a better time handling this case.” Many of the issues the prosecutors faced are the same issues dealt with in the Innocence and Justice Clinic. Continue reading »