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Exoneree Derrick Williams addresses Stetson Law students on March 19

On March 19, the Innocence Initiative Reform and Education Division at Stetson hosted Derrick Williams, a man who was falsely convicted and sentenced to serve a life sentence in the state of Florida. He spent 18 years behind bars for crimes he did not commit.
Exonerated in 2011 with the help of the Innocence Project of Florida, Williams talked with Stetson Law students on Tuesday… » Read more

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Conviction Integrity Unit founder talked at Stetson Law on Oct. 10 about ethical prosecutions

Dallas District Attorney Craig Watkins, founder of the Conviction Integrity Unit, talked with Stetson University College of Law students on Oct. 10 about the importance of just prosecution. Approximately 200 law students gathered to hear Watkins’ talk in the Great Hall on the Gulfport campus.
“You in this room have a responsibility to look at your justice system,” Watkins told the law students. “Think about… » Read more

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