The Innocence Scholarship Committee of the Innocence Network is seeking high quality social science, forensic science and legal scholarship for presentation at the 2019 Innocence Network Conference in Atlanta, Georgia on April 12-13.

Areas of research are open but should touch on the multifaceted causes and implications of, or remedies to, wrongful conviction. International papers are welcome but must be submitted in English.  Submit a title and paper proposal to the Innocence Scholarship Committee at innocencescholarship@gmail.com by December 14, 2018. Paper proposals should be no more than 600 words. Completed drafts must be submitted to the committee by April 29, 2019.

The Innocence Scholarship Committee is actively seeking publication for those papers accepted for conference presentations in a symposium edition law review.

The Innocence Scholarship Committee is composed of the following members:

  • Professor Valena Beety, West Virginia Innocence Project, West Virginia College of Law
  • Dr. Glinda Cooper, Director of Science and Research, Innocence Project
  • Professor Russell Covey, Georgia State University College of Law, Center for Access to Justice
  • Professor Keith Findley, Wisconsin Innocence Project, University of Wisconsin Law School
  • Vanessa Meterko, Research Analyst, Innocence Project
  • Professor Stephanie Roberts Hartung, New England Innocence Project, Northeastern Law School