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Cognition in the Courtroom: Criminal Justice and Wrongful Convictions
Start Date: 1/6/2016Start Time: 5:30 PM
End Date: 1/6/2016End Time: 8:00 PM

Event Description:
Faculty Talk Presented by Nancy Franklin
Associate Professor, Cognitive Science
Stony Brook University

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Stony Brook University
Student Activities Center (SAC)
Room 303

5:45 pm to 6:30 pm
Reception with light refreshments

6:30 pm to 7:45 pm
Lecture followed by Q&A Session

Our justice system relies heavily on eyewitness testimony, forensic analysis and confession evidence to decide criminal cases. Professor Franklin explains why all of these have been found to contribute significantly to wrongful convictions and how we can begin to protect the innocent from these sorts of errors. Join us to discuss a wide range of research findings—and test your own skills as a witness!

This event is sold out.

This is a free event.

Contact Barbara Hakimi at (631) 632-4880 or

This lifelong learning experience is brought to you by the Stony Brook Alumni Association.
Location Information:
West Campus - SAC- Student Activities Center  (View Map)
100 Nicolls Road
Main Entrance
Stony Brook, NY 11794
Phone: (631) 632-6000
Room: 303
Nancy Franklin, PhD

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