The Netflix series, "Making a Murderer," has stimulated a wide-ranging national and even international conversation about the criminal process in the United States. It raises questions about the presumption of innocence, the rightful conduct of the police, prosecutors and defense attorneys, and the possibilities of wrongful convictions. It also raises questions about the ethics of documentary film-making.
This panel discussion will address these and related questions, in an attempt to understand the wider lessons that "Making a Murderer" might teach us. Please note: There will be spoilers!!
Join the following panelists for a lively and informative discussion:
- Adam Long, Civil Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, Island County , LSJ Class of '09
- Ann Frost, LSJ Instructor, J.D. & PhD, Former Public Defender
- Alex Stonehill, Editor in Chief at SeattleGlobalist.com, Documentary Filmaker, UW Communications Artist in Residence
- Christy Keating, Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, King County
- Jennifer McIntyre, Attorney and Assistant Director, Snohomish County Public Defender Association
Thursday, Feburary 25, 2016