How do innocent people end up on—and get released from—death row? This session will discuss the most common causes of wrongful convictions in death penalty cases, propose reforms to reduce the likelihood that they will occur, and suggest measures defense lawyers and prosecutors can take to discover and redress them.
Recorded during the 2018 Criminal Law Symposium in June 2018.The credits offered by this course count toward the CLE requirement of Criminal Procedure Rule 801, for appointment as defense counsel in a capital case.
IMPORTANT NOTE: The CLE Board indicates that you can earn all 18 of your capital case credits by distance education. However, for the general Pennsylvania CLE requirement of 12 credits per compliance year, only 6 can be earned by distance education per compliance year.