Barry Scheck of the Innocence Project to Speak at Penn

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151January 15, 2013

 

 WHO:            Barry Scheck, Cardozo School of Law professor and co-founder of the Innocence Project 

WHEN:          Jan. 22, 2013, 5:30 p.m.

WHERE:        University of Pennsylvania

                       Irvine Auditiorium

                       34th and Spruce streets

As part of Penn’s 2012-13 academic theme “Year of Proof,” Barry Scheck will talk about the nature of proof.

Scheck co-founded the Innocence Project in 1992 with his colleague Peter Neufeld to help exonerate people who were wrongly convicted in the criminal-justice system.  The organization also works to reform the system through legislative and procedural reforms. 

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