- Attorney Betty Tenn Lawrence;
- Duke University Professor of Law James Coleman;
- Duke University Professor of Law Michael Tigar;
- Attorney David Freedman; and
- NCCU Professor of Law Irving Joyner.
The three hour program (CLE credit: 2.75 hours applied for), which will be moderated by NCICL Executive Director Dean Webster, includes lunch and is open to attorneys for a cost of $25.oo. Non-attorneys may attend at a cost of $15.00 while students will pay $7.50 to participate.
Topics will include: Comments about the Duke case, and in the context of what is and should be the law for when government actors have framed an innocent person,
- Having a preliminary judicial determination of whether sufficient probable cause exists
- How much leeway does/should the District Attorney have
- Removal of the rogue DA - from a specific case; from office; by whom; when; how; and on what grounds
- Budgetary restraints on the rogue prosecution
- North Carolina and federal law on the civil and criminal liability of governmental wrongdoers