Speaker Series: Help for the Wrongfully Convicted

To increase awareness of the needs of the wrongfully convicted, NM IJP coordinated a speaker series last fall, made possible by generous private support from the Lannan Foundation.

Jennifer Thompson

Thompson Event Photo

On  September 22, Jennifer Thompson, who has been featured in the New York Times, CBS 60 Minutes, PBS Frontline, Slate, the Huffington Post and more and is the co-author of the New York Times bestseller Picking Cotton: Our Memoir of Injustice & Redemption, spoke to a crowd of hundreds at the law school.

 Watch Thompson’s presentation.

Anthony Ray Hinton

Hinton Event Photo

On November 10, Anthony Ray Hinton, a death row exoneree, came to New Mexico to share his story of wrongful conviction, survival on Alabama's death row, and a decades-long journey to exoneration and freedom, which also drew hundreds to the law school.

  Watch Hinton’s presentation.

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