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Law Review to host symposium on wrongful convictions and the death penalty

March 28, 2017

The NIU Law Review Symposium entitled “Making Murderers: Legal Implications of Wrongful Convictions and the Death Penalty” will be held on Friday, March 31, from 8:50 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Altgeld Hall Room 315.

Featured speaker Richard Schmack, former DeKalb County State’s Attorney, will explore the wrongful conviction case of Jack McCullough. Presenters will also discuss police interrogation methods, the changing landscape of eyewitness testimony and the death penalty.

The event is free for NIU students, faculty and staff. The cost is $25 per person for the general public. Space is limited. Registration and more information are available on the NIU College of Law website.