Monday, October 9, 2006
The University of Colorado School of Law Hosts "Cautions and Confessions: Miranda vs. Arizona After 40 Years"
The University of Colorado School of Law is hosting the Conference, "Cautions and Confessions: Miranda vs. Arizona After 40 Years," on October 20-21.
This conference will commemorate the fortieth anniversary of the Miranda decision with presentations of cutting-edge research and commentary by social scientists, historians, legal scholars, and judges on confessions, pre-trial investigative tactics, and the impact of Miranda on criminal procedure.
Nationally renowned experts in the field will address a variety of topics including: interrogation law during the War on Terror; the potential for technology, including videotaping, to make interrogation less coercive; whether Miranda is either doctrinally coherent or successful in protecting suspects' rights; and the nature of interrogations and confessions in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Yale Kamisar will present the Keynote Address. Other scheduled speakers are Albert Alschuler, Margareth Etienne, Mark Godsey, Judge Morris Hoffman, Richard Leo, Wesley Oliver, John Parry, Jacqueline Ross, Bruce Smith, George Thomas III, Melissa Waters. The commentators will be
Stephanos Bibas, William Pizzi, Michael Radelet, Carolyn Ramsey, and Bruce Smith.
More Information. . . [Mark Godsey]