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Activities and Scholarship

Carrie Sperling participated on the panel “Focused Social Justice Writing Projects: Working on Innocence Projects” at the Legal Writing Institute Conference in Portland, Oregon.

In July, Alexandra Huneeus spoke at a conference organized by the Max Planck Institute in Heidelberg, on the impact of the Inter-American Human Rights Court.

Jonathan Scharrer presented a one-day restorative justice workshop for participants in the Mandela Washington Fellowship for African Leaders in July. UW–Madison is among 36 universities selected as this summer's hosts for the Mandela Washington Fellowship, the flagship program of President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative.

Kate Judson coordinated an effort for the national Innocence Network to submit amicus briefs on behalf of the defendants in two "shaken baby" cases, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts v. Epps and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts v. Millien. Judson wrote the brief on behalf of Derek Epps, and Adam Deitch '10 co-wrote the brief for Oswald Millien. The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court overturned both defendants' convictions.