Yes, these courses qualify for mandatory continuing legal education for: National Association of Legal Assistants, State Bar of California, Florida, North Carolina, and Louisiana State Paralegal Association. For all others please check with the corresponding institutions.
ODW20C41 – Wrongful Convictions: The WILLOW Project
This session deals with the theory, practice, and investigation of actual cases in which exoneration, commutation, and clemency are an issue.
Course Category: On-Demand Webinars
Course Level: Intermediate
CLE Credit: Substantive
CLE Hours: 1.0
Fees: $45 for Members and $65 for Non-members
Course Materials: Conference recording and a PDF of the PowerPoint slides.
Description: Are there innocent people in jail? Are there people in jail who are technically “guilty” and yet are not morally or ethically culpable due to violence, coercion, desperation, low mental functioning or even poverty? How do theories of punishment based on culpability comport with plea bargaining? Is imprisonment always the best option for achieving societal justice? This session deals with the theory, practice, and investigation of actual cases in which exoneration, commutation, and clemency are an issue. We look at the results of past “mercy” cases in an attempt to ascertain what may be done in current situations where conviction integrity is questionable.
Course Year: 2020
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