September 16-17, 2005
Harvard University
Kennedy School of Government
79 John F. Kennedy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Agenda

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Friday, September 16, 2005
Taubman Building, Allison Dining Room, 5th Floor
     
11:30 - 12:00 PM   Registration
     
12:00 - 12:30 PM   Lunch (provided)
ASLME welcome/goals
     
Public Forum
     
12:30 - 12:40 PM   Welcoming Remarks
     
12:40 - 1:10 PM   Exonerations Based on DNA Evidence
Samuel R. Gross, University of Michigan Law School
     
1:10 - 1:40 PM   Lessons Learned from the Innocence Projects
Maddy deLone, The Innocence Project, Cardozo School of Law
     
1:40 - 2:10 PM   Post-Conviction Review: A Prosecutor's View Point
Rockne Harmon, Alameda County DA's Office
     
2:10 - 2:40 PM   Q & A
     
2:40 - 3:00 PM   BREAK
     
3:00 - 4:30 PM   Break Out Session
     
4:30 - 5:15 PM   Summary
     
6:00 PM   Working dinner at the Harvard Faculty Club
     
Saturday, September 17, 2005
Taubman Building, Allison Dining Room, 5th Floor
     
8:00 - 8:30 AM   Continental Breakfast
     
Session 1: Post-conviction Review
Moderator for morning session: Mark Rothstein
     
8:30 - 9:00 AM   Post-conviction DNA Laws: Federal and State Experiences
Kathy Swedlow, Thomas M. Cooley Law School
     
9:00 - 9:30 AM   Prosecutor Initiatives
George Clarke, San Diego County Superior Court
     
9:30 - 9:50 AM   Q & A
     
9:50 - 11:05 AM   Break Out Session
Session leaders: Frederick R. Bieber, David Lazer, Mark Rothstein
     
11:05 - 11:30 AM   Reports of Break Out Sessions
     
11:30 - 12:30 PM   Lunch/Report Back/Discussion
     
Session 2: DNA Forensics: Effects on Families and Communities
Moderator for afternoon session: Mark Rothstein
     
12:30 - 1:00 PM   Offenders, Families and the Law
Georgia Green, MGH Chelsea Healthcare Center
     
1:00 - 1:30 PM   Genes, Communities and Race
Troy Duster, University of California-Berkeley
     
1:30 - 2:00 PM   Q & A
     
2:00 - 3:15 PM   Plenary Discussion Session 2
Session leaders: Frederick R. Bieber, David Lazer, Mark Rothstein
     
3:15 - 3:30 PM   Summary of Discussion by Session Leaders
     
3:30 PM   Adjourn