Mistaken Eye-Witness Identification, A Tough Problem with Easy Solutions
This CLE focuses on
the work of Innocence Projects both locally and nationally in cases involving mistaken eye-witness identification. In
2014, the National Academy of Science released its recommendation that law enforcement adopt
four core reforms when conducting line-ups procedures. These recommendations were based on
an exhaustive review of studies and literature. The Core 4 reforms will
be presented as well as additional considerations for lawyers practicing in
This CLE is approved for credit
through December 19, 2018.
Julie Jonas, Innocence
Project of Minnesota - Julie Jonas is the Legal Director for the Innocence
Project of Minnesota. She has worked for IPMN since 2003. In addition to her
work for the Project, she teaches at all of the Minnesota law schools where she
focuses on the prevention of wrongful convictions and working with clinical
students to reinvestigate cases of potential innocence.
successfully helped to secure the release of five innocent men from prison who
were incarcerated for crimes they did not commit. She also works on policy
issues. Her work was instrumental in Minnesota’s passage of its 2014
Imprisonment and Exoneration Remedies
innocent Minnesota exonerees.
1.0 Standard CLE Credit approved |
Event Code: 232064
MSBA Members: $29.95