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Professor Susan Rutberg introduced a panel of her students who presented papers, each focused on an individual cause of wrongful convictions and a proposed solution to this identified problem. The panel illustrated how law school students can use the lens of their inexperience to articulate straightforward approaches that might reduce the circumstances that produce wrongful convictions and alleviate some of the hardship such convictions cause.


This essay is Chapter 16 in Vulnerable Populations and Transformative Law Teaching: A Critical Reader. Carolina Academic Press (2011). Posted with permission.

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