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Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Tuesday March 12, 2019
Newkirk Alumni Center
5:00 pm Program

5:00 – 5:15 Introduction
Simon A. Cole, Director, Newkirk Center for Science & Society

5:15 – 5:30 Research
David Bjerk, Russell S. Bock Chair of Public Economics and Taxation, Claremont McKenna College, “Race and Wrongful Convictions”

5:30 – 6:15 Storytelling
Edward Humes, Pulitzer Prize and PEN award-winning author will talk about his new book BURNED: A Story of Murder and the Crime that Wasn’t (Dutton: January 8, 2019), a chilling and vivid narrative
of a 30-year-old arson-murder conviction now being reopened as the science behind it is challenged as mere guesswork

6:15 – 7:00 Exoneration
Exonerees Anna Vazquez and Elizabeth Ramirez, two of the “San Antonio Four,” will answer questions about Southwest of Salem.