Innocent until proven guilty: Wrongly convicted man speaks to criminal law class on his experience

Ruben Pinuelas, a wrongfully imprisoned ex-inmate, spoke to the Criminal Law and Advocacy classes about his experience being erroneously convicted and how spending 10 years in solitary confinement impacted his life Feb. 5. Carly Burdorf ’19 said she thought the speaker was interesting and provided a new perspective on a subject they studied in class. […]

Guest speaker visits Criminal Law & Advocacy class

Guest speaker visits Criminal Law & Advocacy class

Los Angeles Deputy District Attorney Mark Inaba ’86 discussed the role of prosecutors at the DA’s office and shared stories about his gang-related cases with students in Criminal Law & Advocacy on Thursday. Inaba’s presentation included photographs from a murder case he prosecuted and audio recordings of a gang member who felt threatened into remaining […]

Guest speakers visit criminal law classes

Guest speakers visit criminal law classes

Los Angeles Deputy District Attorney Beth Silverman and wrongfully imprisoned former inmate Obie Anthony spoke to Criminal Law and Advocacy students in the Kutler Center on Sep. 22 and Sep. 24, respectively. Silverman, who is also a homicide prosecutor, spoke about her experiences with the class. She discussed details on murder cases she has prosecuted, […]