Honoring the Legacy of Samuel R. Gross: Research, Advocacy and Leadership that Changed the Field

Location: Savannah B
Date: Sat, April 13
Time: 2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Samuel R. Gross recently retired as the Thomas and Mabel Long Professor of Law at the University of Michigan. In a career spanning 45 years, Sam has been arguably the premier researcher on the sources, prevalence, and effects of wrongful convictions, especially in capital cases. He is also the co-founder of the National Registry of Exonerations. In this session, a panel of the nation’s premier researchers and advocates on wrongful convictions – Simon Cole, Brandon Garrett, Jon Gould, Richard Leo, Barbara O’Brien and Barry Scheck – talk about the contributions of Sam to the field and the questions that still need to be answered in light of Sam’s research.