Book signing and panel discussions -3/12/19

Book Signing and Panel Discussions

March 12, 2019
5:00 PM
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
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