The Science of Justice: A Matter of Opinion?


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Join a provocative discussion about the shortcomings of our criminal justice system. Among the participants is Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jim Dwyer, author of False Conviction: Innocence, Guilt & Science, which details the shortcomings of forensics with shocking examples of justice denied. Other participants include Peter Neufeld, co-founder and co-director of the Innocence Project; Saul Kassin, professor of psychology at John Jay College of Criminal Justice; Eric Siegel, director and chief content officer of NYSCI; Mechthild Prinz, associate professor and the director of the Master in Forensic Science Program at John Jay College of Criminal Justice; and Ekow N. Yankah, professor of law at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. The event will be moderated by Jami Floyd, an American journalist, legal and political analyst, television and radio host, and former anchor of Court TV.

Presented by NYSCI and the World Science Festival, this special event will take place at the Benjamin Cardoza School of Law in Manhattan. $30 for adults; $15 for students with ID.

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Location: Benjamin Cardoza School of Law, 55 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY

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