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From Death Row to Freedom: An Innocent Man's Journey

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From Death Row to Freedom: An Innocent Man's Journey: featuring Nathson Fields, exonerated Illinois death row survivor; and "The Causes and Social Impact of Wrongful Convictions" featuring Karen L. Daniel, J.D., Clinical Professor of Law and Senior Staff Attorney, Center on Wrongful Convictions, Northwestern University School of Law

Event Date: Thursday, April 19th, 2012

Event Time: 1:30-3:30pm

Event Location: Aurora University, Crimi Auditorium, Institute for Collaboration, 407 S. Calumet Ave., Aurora, Illinois 60506

Directions to campus & venue: http://www.aurora.edu/commencement/getting-around/au-directions.html#axzz1pCkJEpI8

More Information: Event is FREE and OPEN to the public. Sponsored by: Aurora University's Criminal Justice Association, Pre-Law Club and Wackerlin Center for Faith and ActionWitness to Innocence, and Illinois Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty.

Exonerated Illinois death row survivor Nathson Fields was acquitted on April 8, 2009, of a double homicide for which he spent almost 20 years in prison, including more than 11 years on death row. Nathson shares his incredible story, and is joined by Karen L. Daniel, Clinical Professor of Law, Center on Wrongful Convictions, Northwestern University School of Law, who will discuss the causes and social effects of wrongful convictions.

 

For more information, please contact Dr. Stephanie Whitus at swhitus@aurora.edu or Dr. Kevin Walsh at kwalsh@aurora.edu, or call 630.844.7532. Groups are welcome! (Please contact the above to reserve group seating.) Also, see Facebook event page

April 19th, 2012 1:30 PM   through   3:30 PM