Book Signing and Panel Discussions
March 12, 2019
Newkirk Alumni Center
5:00 – 5:15 Introduction
Simon A. Cole, Director, Newkirk Center for Science & Society
5:15 – 5:30 Research
David Bjerk, Russell S. Bock Chair of Public Economics and Taxation, Claremont McKenna College, “Race and Wrongful Convictions”
5:30 – 6:15 Storytelling
Edward Humes, Pulitzer Prize and PEN award-winning author will talk about his new book BURNED: A Story of Murder and the Crime that Wasn’t (Dutton: January 8, 2019), a chilling and vivid narrative of a 30-year-old arson-murder conviction now being reopened as the science behind it is challenged as mere guesswork. Click here for more information on “Burned” and Edward Humes.
6:15 – 7:00 Exoneration
“San Antonio Four” exonerees Anna Vazquez and Elizabeth Ramirez, interviewed by Professor Henry Weinstein, UCI School of Law.
Join us for a reception following the event.
Free and open to all