The Center for American and International Law (CAIL) and Project Aletheia at John Jay College of Criminal Justice will be joining forces to host "Bridging the Gap Between Science and Practice of Interrogation" on September 27 at the American University Washington College of Law in Washington D.C.
Recent high-profile incidents involving police tactics have placed a national spotlight on eroding trust in the State, wrongful convictions resulting from false confessions, and calls for defunding the police and police reform. "Bridging the Gap Between Science and the Practice of Interrogation" will bring together leading academic, law enforcement, and legal experts to address these pressing issues in the context of emerging interrogation-related research - and discuss why it matters.
- Date: September 27, 2022, from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
- Where: American University Washington College of Law - Classroom NT01 (Warren Building) | 4300 Nebraska Ave NW, Washington D.C. 20016
- Cost: Free; Registration Required
- Website: https://bit.ly/3QCwP3O
- Registration: https://bit.ly/3c7JMEk
- Sessions Details:
- Principles on Effective Interviewing: A Change in Mindset
- Moderator - T.L. Cubbage (President, The Center for American and International Law)
- Andrew Carpenter (Chief of the Strategy and Policy Development Section, United Nations Police)
- Mark Fallon (Co-Founder Project Aletheia, Mendez Principles Steering Committee, Former Chief Investigator Guantanamo Military Commissions)
- Juan Méndez (Professor of Human Rights Law in Residence, Washington College of Law, Former UN Special Rapporteur on Torture, Co-Chair Principles on Effective Interviewing)
- Rebecca Shaeffer (Legal Director for the Americas, Fair Trials, and Mendez Principles Steering Committee)
- ALI’s Principles of the Law: Police Questioning
- Moderator: Matt Clem (Deputy Director of the Institute for Law Enforcement Administration, The Center for American and International Law)
- Col. (Ret.) James W. Baker (JW Leadership Consulting, LLC)
- Brandon L. Garrett (Professor of Law, Duke University School of Law, Director, Wilson Center for Science and Justice)
- Allison D. Redlich (Professor, George Mason University)
- Beyond the Wire: Restoring Community Trust
- Michael Harrison (Police Commissioner, Baltimore Police Department)
- Beyond Enhanced: The Evolution of Lawful and Science-Based Interrogation
- Moderator - Dr. Maria Hartwig (Co-Founder, Project Aletheia)
- Laurence Allison (Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, University of Liverpool)
- Robert McFadden (Former Deputy Assistant Director, NCIS)
- Gavin Oxburgh (Professor of Police Science, Northumbria University (UK), Former Senior Detective, Her Majesty’s Royal Air Force, Mendez Principles Steering Committee)
- Greg Stearns (Detective III, Los Angeles Police Department, Robbery-Homicide Division, Homicide Special Section)
- Ethical Crisis & Moral Dilemma in Criminal Justice: A Rule of Law Perspective
- Moderator - Mark Fallon (Co-Founder Project Aletheia, Mendez Principles Steering Committee, Former Chief Investigator Guantanamo Military Commissions)
- Elisa Massimino (Executive Director, Human Rights Institute, Georgetown University Law Center; senior fellow Center for American Progress)
- Alberto Mora (Past Associate Executive Director for Global Programs, Director of Rule of Law Initiative, American Bar Association, Former Department of the Navy General Counsel)
- Harvey Rishikof (Chair, American Bar Association Standing Committee on Law and National Security, former Convening Authority Military Commissions)
"Bridging the Gap Between Science and the Practice of Interrogation" is one of CAIL's educational events promoting the rule of law during its 75th-anniversary celebrations. The program is sponsored by the Academy of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law at the American University Washington College of Law. To learn more about the program, email Vickie Adams at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the event website.
About The Center for American and International Law - Founded in 1947, The Center for American and International Law is a nonprofit institution based in Plano, Texas, dedicated to improving the quality of justice by providing continuing education to lawyers and law enforcement officials in the United States and throughout the world. Since its founding, CAIL's educational institutes have established internationally recognized forums and programs addressing law enforcement administration, energy law, international and comparative law, transnational arbitration, law and technology, criminal justice, and other relevant topics. During its 75-year history, CAIL has served tens of thousands of lawyers and law enforcement officers from all 50 states and 130 countries. Visit https://www.cailaw.org to learn more.
About Project Aletheia – Project Aletheia was founded in 2020 by Maria Hartwig, Ph.D., a psychological scientist at John Jay College of Criminal Justice at the City University of New York, and Mark Fallon, a former career NCIS special agent and Homeland Security Senior Executive. Project Aletheia is a platform for bridging the gap between science and practice in interrogation, spanning the breadth of law enforcement and the national security space. The premise of the Project is that we are stronger together, that we can mutually benefit from each other’s knowledge and experience - and that by joining forces, we can be the change needed for global, systemic reform of the justice system. Visit https://project-aletheia.com/ to learn more.
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