Criminal Justice

Annual Program

Establishing Innocence or Guilt


Plano, Texas, USA

Save the Date! Registration will open soon.

TX MCLE Credit will be available.

Conference attendees should prepare to be masked. Attendees may be requested to wear a mask at the conference except when presenting or actively eating or drinking.

The Center for American and International Law
5201 Democracy Drive
Plano, Texas 75024

Email CAIL Staff directly with questions.

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Staff Assistant: +1.972.244.3415
Registrar: +1.972.244.3404
Fax: +1.972.244.3401


Registration for this in-person event will open soon! Details, including the agenda, presenters and approved CLE credit, will be posted here once confirmed.

This annual program will be a forum to consider wrongful convictions and answer the questions: Why do wrongful convictions occur? What can be done to reduce the likelihood of wrongful convictions? CLE and TCOLE Credit will be available pending approval.

COVID Warning and Protocols (Updated 1/31/2022): In an effort to ensure the safety of participants and staff, program participants will be required to follow certain procedures that comply with CAIL-mandated safety protocols for our building: CAIL’s Criminal Justice Programs COVID Protocols

Additionally, bear in mind that individuals are at different comfort levels with social interaction, even when fully vaccinated. Please respect the boundaries set by each individual, including closeness during conversations and physical contact, such as hand shaking, and be mindful of CDC recommendations on matters such as hand washing.

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

Topics and Presenters

More information to come. Anticipate times for the program’s start/recess:

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

8:00 a.m.– 5:00 p.m.
Registrant Sign-in, followed by Lectures
5:00 p.m. Recess, followed by a Reception

Thursday, August 25, 2022

9:00 a.m.– 3:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. Adjourn

Lunch will be provided.

Who Should Attend?

Judges, Prosecutors and their staff, Criminal Defense Attorneys and their staff, Law Enforcement Officers, and law students.

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