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Clinic Directors Present at Innocence Conference
Friday, May 10, 2013

Sarah Mourer, Director of Miami Law's Death Penalty Clinic and Innocence Clinic and Craig Trocino, Associate Director of the Innocence Clinic, recently presented at the 2013 Annual Innocence Network Conference on "How to Prevent Student and...

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Death Penalty Clinic Fellow to Work on Death Row Cases
Thursday, April 19, 2012

After graduating in May from Miami Law, Jessica Houston, a Death Penalty Clinic Fellow, will begin working as an attorney for the Capital Collateral Regional Counsel for the South District Region.

Her work over four semesters with the...

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Experts Debate Death Penalty Problems, Proposals at Miami Law
Tuesday, February 21, 2012

For thousands of Death Row inmates around the country, the years they spend there before execution – sometimes it's decades – are tantamount to a second sentence, Professor Jordan M. Steiker of the University of Texas School of Law told a...

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Symposium Addressed Death Penalty in America
Tuesday, February 14, 2012

One of the country's most viscerally contentious issues, the death penalty, was at the center of a symposium on March 2-3 in the Storer Auditorium on the University of Miami campus.

Arranged by the Miami Law Review, the symposium, ...

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Lecture Shines Light on Death Penalty's Place in American Criminal Justice System
Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Last September, the execution of Troy Davis – a Georgia man convicted of murdering a police officer in 1989 – reignited debate over capital punishment and its place in the American criminal justice system. To help explain contemporary issues...

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Miami Law Students Gather Signatures to Save a Life
Thursday, September 15, 2011

Miami Law students dressed in blue on Thursday to express their support for Troy Davis, a man who was convicted in 1991 for shooting an off-duty officer in 1989. Both the Miami Innocence Project and the Capital Defense Project at Miami Law...

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Miami Innocence Workshop Clinical Program Earns National Recognition
Tuesday, January 4, 2011

The Miami Innocence Workshop Clinical Program at Miami Law has been accepted into the National Innocence Project Network, making the law school the only university in South Florida to be nationally recognized by the not-for-profit...

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