• Professor (Clinical), College Of Law

Research Keywords

  • Wrongful Convictions
  • Innocence
  • Criminal Law


  • Actual Innocence, CLE presented by the Women Lawyers of Utah, Utah State Bar Young Lawyers Division and the Salt Lake County Bar Association. Presentation, Presented, 03/2014.
  • Debra Brown vs. State of Utah and the Law of Exoneration, CLE presented by the Utah State Bar and the Rocky Mountain Innocence Center. Panel, Presented, 01/2014.
  • An Actual Innocence Primer and the Joe Hill Case, Utah Justice Court Judges Annual Spring Conference. Presentation, Presented, 04/2013.
  • An Actual Innocence Primer, WestPac Annual Meeting. Presentation, Presented, 10/2012.
  • Writing PreSentence Reports, Utah Adult Probation and Parole Training Seminar. Presentation, Presented, 10/2012.
  • An Actual Innocence Primer, Parsons, Behle & Latimer CLE Event. Presentation, Presented, 09/2012.
  • Never Fight a Shark in Water: The Gregory Bright Exoneration, University of Utah Social Justice Series. Panel, Presented, 11/2011.
  • An Actual Innocence Primer, Salt Lake County Criminal Justice Service – Pretrial Section Retreat. Presentation, Presented, 09/2011.
  • The Ethics of Innocence: Tips for Prosecutors & Defense Counsel When the Accused is Convicted, Utah State Bar Criminal Law Section. Presentation, Presented, 06/2011.
  • Handling Non-DNA Cases, National Innocence Network Conference, Roundtable Session, Atlanta, GA, Spring 2010. Presentation, Presented, 2010.
  • Persuading Judges and Jurors to Question the Reliability of Eyewitness Identification, Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Annual Conference, Park City, UT, Fall 2009. Presentation, Presented, 2009.
  • Disturbing the Universe: William Kunstler, Salt Lake City Film Center and the American Civil Liberties Union Film Series, Salt Lake City, UT, Fall 2009. Presentation, Presented, 2009.
  • The Innocence Project: Race, Class, and the Justice System, Westminster College Bastian Foundation Diversity Lecture Series, Salt Lake City, UT, Winter 2009. Presentation, Presented, 2009.
  • Innocence Investigation and Post-Conviction Process, University of Nevada-Las Vegas Innocence Clinic Orientation, Las Vegas, NV, Fall 2008. Presentation, Presented, 2008.
  • Actual Innocence and Wrongful Convictions: An Introduction Salt Lake Legal Defenders CLE Series, Salt Lake City, UT, Fall 2007 Utah Appellate Courts Conference, Torrey, UT, Spring 2007. Presentation, Presented, 2007.
  • Improving the Reliability of Eyewitness Testimony with Kirk Bloodsworth, Jennifer Thompson Cannino & Dr. Stephen Clark, Utah Judicial Conference, Heber City, UT, Fall 2007. Presentation, Presented, 2007.
  • The Exoneration and Assistance Bill in Utah, Beyond Biology: Wrongful Convictions in the Post-DNA World, Utah Law Review Symposium, Salt Lake City, UT, Fall 2007. Presentation, Presented, 2007.
  • Investigating Wrongful Convictions: A Practical Approach, Private Investigators Association of Utah Annual Conference, Salt Lake City, UT, Fall 2007. Presentation, Presented, 2007.
  • Criminal Procedure I and II, Legal Institute for Justice Court Judges, Salt Lake City, UT, Fall 2006 and Winter 2009. Presentation, Presented, 2006.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • United States of America