Apr 1, 2014

‘Why Innocent People Are Sentenced to Death’ topic of April 3 Farber Forum at USD

VERMILLION, S.D. -- Jonathan Gould, principal investigator of the Preventing Wrongful Convictions Project, will present “Why Innocent People Are Sentenced to Death,” at 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 3 at the University of South Dakota’s Farber Hall.

Presented by the W.O. Farber Center for Civic Leadership and the USD Political Science League, “Why Innocent People Are Sentenced to Death” is free and open to the public.

Gould has a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School; a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago and a master’s degree in public policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard.  He was a United States Supreme Court Fellow and Principal Investigator of the Preventing Wrongful Conviction Project for the National Institute of Justice.

For more information about this Farber Forum, please contact the W.O. Farber Center for Civic Leadership at (605) 677-5702(605) 677-5702 or e-mail chovorka@usd.edu.

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Peter Carrels
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