Event Title

Restoring Innocence and Justice

Event Type

Talk

Location

Loyola Law School Lounge

Start Date

22-10-2013 12:15 PM

End Date

22-10-2013 1:30 PM

Description

Moderated by: Scott Wood, Director, CURes Restorative Justice Project

Ellen Eggers, Attorney, Office of the State Public Defender, Sacramento

Ellen Eggers is capital appeals attorney who has been representing death row inmates before the California Supreme Court since 1990. Before that she served as in-house counsel to farm worker leader Cesar Chavez, at the union headquarters in Keene, California. The State Bar of California recently recognized Ms. Eggers for her successful pro bono representation of Franky Carrillo, an innocent man who spent 20 years in prison until his exoneration in 2011. Ms. Eggers has long been active in the movement to end the death penalty, is a regular public speaker on the issue and serves on the board of Death Penalty Focus. Since 2009, she has been leading 3-day conflict resolution workshops inside California’s prisons for the Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) and recently was invited by AVP to join its Statewide Steering Committee.

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Oct 22nd, 12:15 PM Oct 22nd, 1:30 PM

Restoring Innocence and Justice

Loyola Law School Lounge

Moderated by: Scott Wood, Director, CURes Restorative Justice Project

Ellen Eggers, Attorney, Office of the State Public Defender, Sacramento

Ellen Eggers is capital appeals attorney who has been representing death row inmates before the California Supreme Court since 1990. Before that she served as in-house counsel to farm worker leader Cesar Chavez, at the union headquarters in Keene, California. The State Bar of California recently recognized Ms. Eggers for her successful pro bono representation of Franky Carrillo, an innocent man who spent 20 years in prison until his exoneration in 2011. Ms. Eggers has long been active in the movement to end the death penalty, is a regular public speaker on the issue and serves on the board of Death Penalty Focus. Since 2009, she has been leading 3-day conflict resolution workshops inside California’s prisons for the Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) and recently was invited by AVP to join its Statewide Steering Committee.