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September 19, 2020

Upcoming events of note and possible interest

As I have mentioned in class, in the coming weeks there are a number of online events that might be of interest to sentencing fans. Here is a quick run down of these events with links for more information:

Thursday, Sept. 24  10am   Ohio Criminal Sentencing Commission Meeting

Friday-Saturday, Sept. 25-26   Guilty Minds: A Virtual Conference on Mens Rea and Criminal Justice Reform

Friday, Sept. 25  12noon   Understanding Racial Bias in Algorithms

Monday, Sept 28 12:10  Discussions from Drinko Hall - Supreme Court Year Preview

Friday, Oct. 9  3pm   Apprendi at 20

Monday-Thursday Oct. 19-22  Prison Brake: Rethinking the Sentencing Status Quo​ (attending the October 20 afternoon sessions will be in place of our class)

Wednesday Oct. 21  12noon  Bodiker Lecture on Criminal Justice

I welcome folks identifying other notable online events to include on this list.  And, as I have mentioned in class, I urge students to keep a "billing sheet" of time spent attending these or other sentencing-instructive events.

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I thought this was worth sharing:

Ohio University, the Center for Law, Justice, & Culture, and the Ohio Innocence Project are hosting a virtual event about wrongful convictions, specifically the role of conviction integrity units in prosecutor's offices on October 7 at 6PM.

Two of the speakers are Ohio Innocence Project exonerees.

More information and the link to the event can be found here: https://www.ohio-forum.com/2020/09/wrongful-conviction-day-alumni-attorneys-and-exonerees-explore-prosecutor-offices-conviction-integrity-units-oct-7/

Posted by: Lily Boehmer | Sep 23, 2020 6:04:26 PM

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