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February 2, 2018 at 4:00 pm

Psychology Colloquium | Blind Injustice: A Former Prosecutor Exposes the Psychology and Politics of Wrongful Convictions, March 2

Mark Godsey, portrait

Mark Godsey

The Psychology Colloquium Series presents Mark Godsey on “Blind Injustice: A Former Prosecutor Exposes the Psychology and Politics of Wrongful Convictions” on Friday, March 2, at 11:50 a.m. in Porter 102.

Godsey graduated from the Moritz College of Law at The Ohio State University, where he served as an articles editor of the Law Review.

Since 2008, Godsey has served on the Executive Board of the Innocence Network, the organization representing Innocence Projects in the United States and around the world, and serves as co-chair of the International Committee. He has been a leading figure in spreading awareness of wrongful convictions around the world, and with assisting lawyers and scholars in other countries to establish mechanisms for fighting wrongful convictions. Godsey has widely lectured and consulted on the subject in Asia, Africa and Europe, and helped establish the European Innocence Network. The Center for the Global Study of Wrongful Conviction that he directs, a sub-component of the OIP, sponsors an international innocence conference in a different country each year, having thus far sponsored conferences in China, Italy, Ireland and the Czech Republic.

Godsey has published numerous law review articles in some of the most respected law journals in the country, and has also published the book Blind Injustice: A Former Prosecutor Exposes the Psychology and Politics of Wrongful Convictions.

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