The Rutgers Law Review presents its 2010 Symposium:

Righting the Wronged: Causes, Effects and Remedies of Juvenile Wrongful Conviction

Friday,April 9, 2010
9a.m. – 5 p.m.

Rutgers School of Law—Newark
123 Washington Street, Newark, New Jersey

The Rutgers Law Review is pleased to announce that it will be holding its Symposium, entitled Righting the Wronged: Causes, Effects and Remedies of Juvenile Wrongful Conviction, on April 9, 2010 at Rutgers School of Law – Newark.As the title suggests, we hope to examine and expand the definition of wrongful conviction in the context of minors and juveniles through discussion by academics and practitioners regarding access to counsel, the psychological development of adolescents, interrogation techniques, and sentencing among other topics.

The symposium will be an all-day event that is open to the public. CLE credit will be available to those in attendance. Breakfast and lunch will be served.

Approved CLE Credits:
NY and NJ: 5 substantive and 1 ethics credit hours.
PA: 4 substantive and 1 ethics credit hours ($7.50 mandatory registration fee required at the program. Please bring a check made payable to Rutgers Law School – Newark).


Featured speaker: Bryan Stevenson, Executive Director, Equal Justice Initiative
Featured speaker: Steven A. Drizin, Director, Center on Wrongful Convictions, Northwestern Law
Tamar R. Birckhead, University of North Carolina School of Law
John Farmer, Jr., Dean and Professor of Law, Rutgers School of Law—Newark
Kristin Henning, Professor and Co-director, Juvenile Justice Clinic, Georgetown Law Center
Marsha Levick, Deputy Director and Chief Counsel, Juvenile Law Center
Patti Puritz, Executive Director, National Juvenile Defender Center
Allison Redlich, School of Criminal Justice, University at Albany
Larry Steinberg, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, Temple University
Barry C. Scheck, Co-Director, Innocence Project, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law (Unconfirmed)
Joshua A. Tepfer, Bluhm Legal Clinic, Northwestern Law

Contact info for questions: Sarah Koloski or Tara Elliott at

For directions to the law school click here.

The symposium is free of charge and open to the public. Although CLE credits are free and food is complimentary, donations to the Rutgers Law Review are greatly appreciated and would help ensure that we are able to organize similar symposia in future years. Checks can be made payable to Rutgers Law Review, Center for Law and Justice, 123 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102.

Thank you for your interest in the Law Review Symposium. Due to overwhelming response, we have reached capacity and registration is closed. Please direct any inquiries to

Thank you,
Sarah Koloski and Tara Elliott
Symposium Editors
Rutgers Law Review


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