Events and Conferences

Wrongful Conviction Day

Let's make sure the exoneree and the wrongly convicted are not forgotten!

Join the 2nd Annual Wrongful Conviction Day panel discussion with David Milgaard, Hersh Wolch, Janne Holmgren and Michelle Christopher as they examine Canadian exonerees who were incarcerated for crimes they did not commit. Panel is moderated by Jocelyn Laidlaw from CTV.

Event Details

Friday, October 2
10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Jenkins Theatre

Everyone is welcome to attend.

For more information, email Janne Holmgren, Associate Professor, Justice Studies.

David Milgaard
Exoneree and Advocate for the Wrongly Convicted.

Hersh Wolch, Q.C.
Criminal Lawyer

Has acted in the exoneration of several wrongly convicted cases including David Milgaard, Steven Truscott & Kyle Unger.

Janne Holmgren, PhD
Associate Professor, Justice Studies, Department of Economics, Justice and Policy Studies, Mount Royal University

Expert and consultant on criminal DNA evidence.

Michelle Christopher
Calgary lawyer and mediator, Executive Director of Student Legal Assistance (SLA) and Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Law at the University of Calgary
Teaches criminal law, poverty law and (new) wrongful convictions.