October 2 is International Wrongful Convictions Day, and there are a number of events in Southern California celebrating the movement to exonerate the wrongfully convicted.

These events are free and open to the public. Mark your calendars and see below for more information!


Loyola Project for the Innocent – Los Angeles, CA

  • 12:00 PM – Panel Discussion on Wrongful Convictions
    • Loyola Law School, Robinson Courtroom, 919 Albany St, Los Angeles, CA 90015
    • Speakers include Steve Rohde, Chair of Death Penalty Focus; Adam Grant of the Loyola Project for the Innocent; and Lindsay Battles of Kaye, McLane, Bednarski & Litt
    • Directions and a campus map can be found here
  • 5:00 PM – Celebration of Exonerees
    • Loyola Law School, Burns Lounge, 919 Albany St, Los Angeles, CA 90015
    • An all-exoneree panel will discuss their experiences with wrongful convictions
    • Directions and a campus map can be found here



California Innocence Project – San Diego, CA

  • 1:00 PM – Panel Discussion with Members of the Innocence Movement and Exonerees
    • California Western School of Law, Lecture Hall 2 (LH 2), 225 Cedar St, San Diego, CA 92101
    • Speakers include Justin Brooks of the California Innocence Project and exonerees
    • Moderated by Greg Moran of the San Diego Union-Tribune
    • Directions and parking information can be found here

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