Univ of California Irvine Welcomes Nat’l Registry of Exonerations !!

California Innocence Project Director Justin Brooks and exoneree Brian Banks in 2012.

Irvine, Calif., March 14, 2017 — The University of California, Irvine Newkirk Center for Science & Society is now the institutional home for the National Registry of Exonerations, the internationally recognized repository of information and research on exonerations of innocent defendants convicted of crimes in the U.S.

Excerpt:“This is an important milestone for UCI and the Newkirk Center for Science & Society,” said Simon Cole, professor of criminology, law & society and director for the Newkirk Center for Science & Society. “The registry is a dynamic project that enhances our longstanding tradition of research and teaching in the area of wrongful convictions and strengthens our commitment to studying the interaction between science and social justice across disciplines, including law, criminology and literary journalism.”




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Dr. Michael Bowers is a long time forensic consultant in the US and international court systems.
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