Elephants in the Courtroom:
Examining Overlooked Issues in Wrongful Convictions

Invited Audience Members


Shawn Armbrust – Director, Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project

Russell Canan – Judge, Superior Court of the District of Columbia

Russell D. Covey – Professor, Georgia State University College of Law

Andrew Davies – Director of Research, New York State Office of Indigent Legal Services

Lucian E. Dervan – Associate Professor, Southern Illinois University School of Law

James Doyle –Attorney; Former Visiting Fellow, National Institute of Justice

Gipsy Escobar – Director of Research, Measures for Justice

Joseph Ghattas – Lieutenant, Visiting Fellow International Association of Chiefs of Police

Elizabeth Griffiths – Associate Professor, School of Criminal Justice, Rutgers University

Erin Kerrison – Vice Provost’s Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Quattrone Center for the Fair Administration of Justice, University of Pennsylvania Law School

David LaBahn – President and CEO, Association of Prosecuting Attorneys

Belen Lowrey – Ph.D. Student, Department of Justice, Law, and Criminology, American University

Erica McWhorter – Deputy General Counsel, Association of Prosecuting Attorneys

Cynthia Najdowski – Assistant Professor, School of Criminal Justice, University at Albany

Barbara O’Brien – Associate Professor of Law, Michigan State University College of Law

Nick O’Connell – Development Director, Centurion Ministries

Michael Leo Owens – Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Emory University

Meryl Schwartz – Deputy Executive Director, Innocence Project

Elizabeth Webster – Ph.D. Student, School of Criminal Justice, Rutgers University

Jennifer Weintraub – PhD Student, University at Albany, SUNY

Marvin Zalman – Professor, Department of Criminal Justice, Wayne State University