Clemency in 2022: The Power of the Pardon
Law Journal Editor-in-Chief Lecture.
Date & Time:
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Frey Moot Courtroom
The past decade has seen an evolution of the use of the executive pardon power. During this lecture we will first hear from a variety of local experts who will examine Minnesota’s current pardon process and the challenges that have arisen due to the current system. We will then hear from a variety of national experts, who will compare our system to those used in other states and on a federal level.
Speakers will include:
- Mark Osler (moderating), Professor and Robert & Marion Short Distinguished Chair, University of St. Thomas School of Law
- Robert Vischer, Dean and Mengler Chair in Law, University of St. Thomas School of Law
- Karl Procaccini, General Counsel & Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of Minnesota Governor Tim Walz and Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan
- Gina Evans, Director of Advocacy, MN Adult & Teen Challenge
- Jamie Long, Minnesota House of Representatives (61B)
- Paul J. Larkin, Jr., the John, Barbara, and Victoria Rumpel Senior Legal Research Fellow, The Heritage Foundation’s Edwin Meese Center for Legal and Judicial Studies
- Cynthia Roseberry, Deputy Director of Policy, National Policy Advocacy, ACLU
- Sarah Carlson, ADC-T, CPRSR Assessor, MN Adult & Teen Challenge
This event is free. CLEs applied for.
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