Rebecca Brown, policy advocate for the New York-based Innocence Project, spoke at OCU LAW’s Alumni & Friends Nov. 17 luncheon held in conjunction with the Oklahoma Bar Association’s annual meeting.
The luncheon was held from 12 to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 17 at The Summit, located at 15 W. 6th Street in Tulsa.
Brown’s speech, Leading the Way: OCU LAW’s Role in Addressing Wrongful Convictions in Oklahoma focused on the law school’s efforts to launch the Oklahoma Innocence Clinic in the fall of 2011.
Rebecca Brown joined the Innocence Project in September of 2005. She investigated police misconduct cases for the City of New York, served as a policy analyst for the NYC Mayor’s Office on juvenile justice, and was a planner at the Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services (CASES), New York’s oldest and largest alternative to incarceration program. Brown graduated from Barnard College in 1997 and received a MUP in Economic and Community Development from NYU in 2002.