February 8, 2015
The McGeorge Legislative and Public Policy Clinic, taught by Adjunct Professor Rex Frazier, '00, appeared as the subject of a story in the Los Angeles Times on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015. Read.
On Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, KVIE Channel 6's Studio Sacramento show aired an interview with Frazier and current McGeorge Legislative and Public Policy Clinic student Elizabeth Kim, '15. Watch it online.
Kim is working on a bill to implement witness identification changes prompted by the topic of the Annual Capital Center Endowed Mike Belote Lecture on Dec. 12, 2014, "Picking Cotton." New York Times bestselling authors Jennifer Thompson and Ronald Cotton provided a riveting narrative of suspect misidentification that resulted in a miscarriage of justice with Cotton spending 12 years behind bars for a crime he did not commit at the December event. Thompson and Cotton's deeply personal account shared the ways that the two are advocating critical policy questions relating to witness identification in the criminal justice system.