Wrongful Conviction Panel Discussion

Dr, Phillip Ardoin will be give a brief introduction and overview of wrongful convictions in the U.S., and then the main speakers will be Mark Rabil and Sherrill Roland. Mark is an associate professor at Wake Forest University School of Law, and he was the defense attorney for Darryl Hunt, who was convicted in Winston Salem, NC of rape and murder in 1985 and spent 20 years in prison before being exonerated through DNA. Sherrill was convicted of a series of crimes in Washington, DC and spent almost a year in prison before being released and exonerated. He is now completing his MFA degree at UNC-Greensboro and started the Jumpsuit Project, which seeks to highlight the impacts of incarceration on people's lives.

Categories: Arts and Cultural
Date & Time:
Tuesday, March 21, 2017. 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Belk Library Rm 114  [Map link]
Contact: Jennifer Coffee
Contact: coffeyjg1@appstate.edu
Contact: 828-265-8629
Admission: Free and open to the public
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