The Midwest Innocence Project and 48 Hours are hosting a Panel Discussion on the Ryan Ferguson case on Monday, April 8, at 6:30 p.m. in the Thompson Courtroom.
The evening will begin with a showing of the most recent 48 Hours coverage of the Ferguson case. For those who are not familiar with the case, the video and information from the panelists will quickly get you up to speed with the events of the crime, investigation, trial and post-conviction matters.
There will be several panelists including: Erin Moriarty (48 Hours Correspondent), Kathleen Zellner (Ryan’s current counsel), Valerie Leftwich (Public Defender’s office), Hon. J.D. Williamson (retired judge), Charles Rogers (Ryan’s trial counsel), Laura O’Sullivan (Midwest Innocence Project), and an Independence Police officer. The discussion’s moderator will be Prof. Edward Cantu.
Students and audience members will be encouraged to ask questions of the panelists via text message, Facebook and Twitter throughout the discussion.
Please feel free to invite anyone you think might be interested including family and non- law school friends.
For information, please visit our Facebook Event Page.