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Former FBI Director Kicks Off Justice for All Conference

A keynote address from former FBI Director William H. Sessions will kick off Justice for All, the sixth annual Forensic Science and Law Conference at Duquesne University. Top experts and scholars from across the nation will gather at Justice for All to explore the sweeping impact of forensic scientific advances on criminal justice reform.Sessions, a former U.S. Attorney and U.S. District Judge for Western Texas, will present The Past, Present and Future of DNA Testing in the Advancement of Criminal Justice.

The address will be followed by the panel discussion Framing the Debate: The Role of Investigative Journalism in Criminal Justice Reform. Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter/editor Wendell Rawls will moderate the discussion with panelists Steve Mills, Chicago Tribune reporter, Maurice Possley, Chicago Tribune criminal justice reporter, and Pete Shellem, investigative reporter with the Harrisburg Patriot-News.

For complete details on the Justice for All conference, visit justiceforall.duq.edu.

WHEN: Honorable William S. Sessions, 7:30 p.m.
Role of Investigative Journalism Panel, 8:30 p.m.

WHERE: Wolfe Lecture Hall, Bayer Learning Center, Duquesne University

CONTACTS: Rose Ravasio, 412.396.6051/cell 412.818.0234

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