Criminal Justice

Actual Innocence

On the Road

Harlingen, Texas, USA

Past Event

MCLE & TCOLE Credit available

Tony Butler Golf Course Conference Room
2640 S. “M” Street
Harlingen, TX 78550

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These half-day programs will review important current topics related to actual innocence and wrongful convictions, highlighting some of the issues addressed in our longer programs.

This course is funded by a grant from the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals.

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Who Should Attend?

Texas Judges, Prosecutors and their staff; Criminal Defense Attorneys and their staff; Law Students and Law Enforcement Officers.

Schedule and Faculty

11:45 am

Check-In & Registration

12:45 pm

Welcome & Introductions

1:00 pm

Case Introduction & The Richard Miles Case (From a Prosecution Perspective)

  • Cynthia Garza, Dallas County District Attorney’s Office, Dallas, TX

2:00 pm

The Richard Miles Case (From a Defense Perspective)

  • Cheryl Wattley, UNT Dallas College of Law, Dallas, TX

3:00 pm


3:15 pm

Session with Richard Miles

  • Richard Miles, Exonoree, Dallas, TX

4:30 pm

Roundtable Discussion

4:45 pm


CLE Credit

The State Bar of Texas has approved this program for a total of 3.5 hours, no ethics. Course ID Number: 174050441.

In addition to Texas, after the program (if requested) CAIL will directly apply for course accreditation in the following states, as long as course materials and evaluations are not required: California and Oklahoma. Attorneys may be eligible to receive CLE credit through attorney self-submission in other states, as long as course materials and evaluations are not required to be submitted.

TCOLE Credit

Law enforcement personnel attending this course are eligible for 4 hours of Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) credit.

Other Information

Cancellation Policy

Written cancellation must be received 5 business days prior to a program to receive a refund (Email: After this date, no refunds, but substitution of attendees for this program will be permitted with prior approval. Registrants not entitled to a refund will receive the course materials.

Nondiscriminatory Policy

The Center for American and International Law does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected status in educational activities, scholarship programs or admissions.

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