Launch Event for Scotland’s First Innocence Project

Glasgow Caledonian University is pleased to announce the launch of the first student-led Innocence Project in Scotland.  Our undergraduate law students will be working with real live cases of alleged miscarriages of justice giving them a practical insight as well as key vocational skills for the future.

An official launch will take place on Wednesday 12th November 2008 at 4pm on the City Centre Campus.  Details of the speakers and the student teams can be found below.  Please email Michael Bromby at m.bromby@gcal.ac.uk for further details if you wish to attend.

 *   Welcome Address – Prof Pamela Gillies<http://www.gcal.ac.uk/the-university/schools/structure/gillies.html> (Principal and Vice-Chancellor)
 *   Innocence Network UK – Michael Naughton<http://www.bristol.ac.uk/law/aboutus/law-school-staff/person-details.html?personKey=ox0o40NoHJWYZ3dNch4i8GCqjufaOS> (Bristol University)
 *   Miscarriages of Justice Organisation – John McManus<http://www.mojoscotland.com/> (MOJO Scotland)
 *   Wrongful Convictions – Paddy Hill<http://www.mojoscotland.com/> (Birmingham Six)
 *   The Role of the SCCRC – Robin Johnston/Gerard Sinclair<http://www.sccrc.org.uk/management.aspx> (Scottish Criminal Case Review Commission)
 *   The GCU Innocence Project – Michael Bromby<http://www.gcal.ac.uk/lss/global/contactmaps/staff/bromby/index.html> (Director of GCU-IP)
 *   The Students’ Perspective – Student Case Managers<http://www.gcal.ac.uk/innocenceproject/StudentTeam.html>

The project website has links to publications and other related information: http://www.gcal.ac.uk/innocenceproject/index.html