"Exonerating the Innocent: Correcting for Human Error in Our Justice System."

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Wednesday, March 6, 2013

4:00 PM

10:00 PM

Knapp-Sanders Building, Room 2603

Please join the UNC School of Government's Carolina Society for Future Leaders and MPA Program for a lecture by Christine Mumma,executive director of The N.C. Center for Actual Innocence, entitled "Exonerating the Innocent: Correcting for Human Error in Our Justice System."

Christine Mumma is executive director of The N.C. Center on Actual Innocence (nccai.org), which coordinates the work of North Carolina law school Innocence Projects®. The Center has represented several North Carolina citizens who have been exonerated after serving years in prison for crimes they did not commit. Ms. Mumma is adjunct professor at UNC’s School of Law, where she teaches “Wrongful Convictions” and “Legal Research and Writing.” She received the 2009 Nancy Susan Reynolds Award for Advocacy, Business Leader Magazine’s 2008 Pro Bono Impact Award, the Raleigh News & Observer’s “2007 Tar Heel of the Year” award, and the North Carolina Bar Association’s Pro Bono Attorney of the Year in 2006.

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