Moran to introduce Innocence Project
FOR RELEASE: Sunday, March 1, 2009Huntington, Ind.-The Forester Lecture Series will continue on March 12 with David Moran. The event will be held at 7 p.m. in the Zurcher Auditorium of the Merillat Center for the Arts.
Moran is a professor at the University of Michigan Law School and will introduce the Innocence Project, a Michigan-based organization dedicated to exonerating those wrongfully convicted through DNA testing and reforming the criminal justice system to prevent future injustices.
Moran earned a Bachelor of Science degree in physics from the University of Michigan in addition to a Bachelor of Arts degree, Master of Arts degree and a Certificate of Advanced Study in mathematics from Cambridge University. He also received a Master of Science degree in theoretical physics from Cornell University and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Michigan Law School where he finished magna cum laude.
Upon graduation from law school, Moran served under the Hon. Ralph B. Guy Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit as a law clerk. Following this, he served for eight years as the assistant defender at the State Appellate Defender Office in Detroit.
Each semester, Huntington University presents the Forester Lecture Series. The lectures are designed to bring interesting persons and topics to the attention of students and the regional community. The lectures are open to the public free of charge.
The Forester Lecture Series is coordinated by Dr. Jeff Webb, associate professor of history. For further information, contact Webb at (260) 359-4243.