Wrongful Convictions in Canada & Israel

Barriers to Exoneration - Day 1
Wednesday, 23 October 2019 (All day)
Location
Contact information
Contact person: 
Kathryn Campbell
Email: 
Kathryn.Campbell@uOttawa.ca
Phone: 
613-562-5800
Extension: 
1818
Registration
Registration required: 
No
Cost to attend: 
Free of charge
Event language: 
Event sponsors: 
The Halbert Centre for Canadian Studies, Hebrew University, Department of Justice Canada

Day 1 - Wednesday October 23 - Alex Trebek Alumni Hall

9:15am to 9:30 am - Welcome and Introduction

  9:30am to 12pm - Independent Commissions to Investigate Wrongful Convictions
  • Gerard Sinclair, Scottish Criminal Case Review Commission
  • Lindsey Guice Smith, North Carolina Innocence Inquiry Commission
  • Siv Hallegren, Norwegian Criminal Case Review Commission (via Skype)
  • Kathryn Campbell, Professor, Department of Criminology, University of Ottawa
  • Barak Ariel, Department of Criminology, Faculty of Law, Hebrew University
  2pm to 4:30pm - Governmental Commissions Examining Wrongful Convictions
  • Edward Ratushny, Professor Emeritus, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa
  • Justice Stephen Goudge, Chair, Commission of Inquiry into Paediatric Forensic Pathology, Ontario
  • Stephen Bindman, Department of Justice, Canada; Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa
  • Anat Horovitz, Deputy Director Public Defenders Office, Faculty of Law, Hebrew University