Bridges Academy: The Psychology Behind Wrongful Convictions

Event Start DateWednesday, October 31, 2012
Degheri Alumni Center
Event Start Time10:00 am - 11:30 am
CostCost: free

During the year 2011, 78 people were executed in the United States. Were any of them wrongly convicted? Obviously we do not know the answer, but research based on DNA evidence in recent years has demonstrated many problematic aspects of the justice system. Join Professor Nadav Goldschmied as he discusses findings in the realm of false confessions, erroneous eyewitness identifications and junk forensic science.

For ages 55 and up.

Visit www.sandiego.edu/bridges or call (619) 260-4815 for more information.

Registration is required.

ContactTracy Zetts | tzetts@sandiego.edu | (619) 260-4815
Web Addresswww.sandiego.edu/bridges