Posted: Thursday Dec 1, 2011
December 1, 2011
Saint Vincent College Criminology, Law and Society Program presented a program about the Innocence Project entitled, Reconciling Truth and Freedom: The Criminal Justice System and the Phenomenon of Wrongful Convictions, to nearly 200 persons at the Fred M. Rogers Center on November 29. Participating in the presentation were, from left, Dr. Bruce A. Antkowiak, professor of law at Saint Vincent College and director of the Criminology Program; Kirk Bloodsworth, the first man in America to be exonerated from Death Row by post-conviction analysis; and Dr. John T. Rago, professor of law at Duquesne University School of Law and chairman of the Pennsylvania Innocence Commission. The program focused on the causes of the phenomenon of wrongful convictions in the United States.