Actions and Detail Panel
The Guilt of Innocence
Tue 1 November 2016, 16:40 – 20:30 GMT
The Centre for Law, Crime & Justice together with the Law Clinic, Strathclyde Law School
and in association with Bang Bang Teo
In the Chair: Lucy Adams, Political Correspondent, BBC
Why do wrongful convictions keep happening?
What should be done?
In what will be an unforgettable evening, hear first-hand the compelling stories of four people wrongly convicted and imprisoned:
Sunny Jacobs: Sentenced to Death, 17 years
Peter Pringle: Sentenced to Death, 15 years
Paddy Hill: Imprisoned, 16 years
Robert Brown: Imprisoned, 25 years
Join the panel-led discussion to address:
How does a system based on due process continue to convict the innocent?
When you are wrongly convicted why is it so difficult to clear your name?
What is to be done?
Dr Rhonda Wheate, Centre for Law, Crime & Justice and The Law Clinic, Strathclyde Law School.
Paul McLaughlin, MoJo
Sheriff Gerry Sinclair, Chief Executive, Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission
Jimmy Boyle, Exoneree
Prof Cyrus Tata, Centre for Law, Crime & Justice, Strathclyde Law School
Tuesday 1st November 2016
Registration and tea/coffee served from 4.40pm. Event 5-8.30pm (including refreshments)
All welcome. The event is free of charge but booking is essential.
4 Hours CPD for most professions
This event will be filmed for TV - excepts from the event may appear in the documentary 'Fallout' to be broadcast across the UK by the BBC and RTE in Ireland.
Date and Time
Strathclyde University, McCance Building, Level 3, Lecture Theatre 301
16 Richmond Street