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Mistaken Eye-Witness Identification, A Tough Problem with Easy Solutions

Date: Wednesday, October 19, 2016 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Venue: Presidents Room / Minnesota State Bar Association  Minneapolis, MN United States  Get Directions
Total Price: $20.00

Deadline to Register: October 17, 2016

This CLE focus 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 the field. 

Registration begins at 3:45 p.m. Please join us for a reception following the CLE at Lyon's Pub.  


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.

She has 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 Act awarding compensation to innocent Minnesota exonerees.

CLE Credits:

1.0 Standard CLE Credit approved | Event Code: 228730 


Criminal Law Section Member:  $5.00
MSBA Member but not a member of the Criminal Law Section:  $15.00
Non-MSBA Members:  $20.00
Law Students: Free

Remote Participation: 

Remote participation is available.  Instructions will be emailed to you the day before the event.

Want more information about the Criminal Law Section?
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Need to cancel? Please see our cancellation policy.
Questions? Contact Jennifer Carter  | 612-278-6309

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