Schedule

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Battered Women Who Kill Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Law

Time

Presenters

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Registration


9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.

Introductions: Patricia Harrison
Assistant Clinical Professor, Saint Louis University School of Law


9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Attorney and Client Panel
Women and their lawyers discussed their experiences in the Clemency Coalition.

Moderator: Patricia Harrison
Assistant Clinical Professor of Law, Saint Louis University School of Law

Supplemental Materials:
'Parole' a sweet word for three Missouri women

Mo. woman freed after 32 years in husband's death
Three Missouri women who killed husbands to be paroled

Amy Lorenz-Moser
Missouri Lawyer of the Year 2010
Partner at Armstrong Teasdale

Brendan Roediger
Assistant Clinical Professor of Law, Saint Louis University School of Law


Vicky Williams
Client


10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

 

Courts and the Legislative Process
Mary Beck from the University of Missouri discussed her testimony concerning the parole eligibility statute. Colleen Coble, lobbied for the statute, and Judge Michael Burton, who started a contempt docket to hold accountable violators of orders of protection, also spoke.

Moderator: Dana Malkus

Assistant Clinical Professor of Law, Saint Louis University School of Law

Supplemental Materials:
Inmates v The Missouri Board of Probation and Parole
Shirley Lute v Missouri Board of Probation and Parole
Missouri Revised Statutes Section 217.692

Mary M. Beck

Director of the Domestic Violence Clinic and Clinical Professor of Law at the University of Missouri School of Law

Colleen Coble

CEO of the Missouri Coalition against Domestic and Sexual Violence

The Honorable Michael Burton

Administrative Judge, St. Louis County Circuit Court Division 16

 


11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Break


11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

The Role of the Media
Speakers discussed how the project moved the speakers to cover the stories and became an effective form of advocacy.

Moderator: Patricia Harrison
Assistant Clinical Professor of Law, Saint Louis University School of Law

Supplemental Materials:
Photographer's prison account comes full circle

Elizabeth Rohrbaugh
Director and Producer of the documentary “Battered Women Who Kill”

Stephen Deere

Staff Writer, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

J.B Forbes
Chief Photographer, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Lunch Break


1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Introductions: Molly J. Walker Wilson
Co-Director of the Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Law, Associate Professor of Law, Saint Louis University School of Law


 

 


Presentations on Relevant Research and Scholarship
Clemency as a Post-hoc Remedy for Unjust Sentencing Practices and Outcomes

Jane H. Aiken
Director of the Community Justice Project, Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center

John J. Ammann
Director of Legal Clinics, Clinical Professor of Law, Saint Louis University School of Law


2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Break


2:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

 

 

Presentations on Relevant Research and Scholarship

Jane Stoever
Assistant Professor of Law, Seattle University School of Law
Freedom from Violence: Using the Stages of Change Model to Understand Abuse Survivors’ Legal and Non-Legal Needs

Dr. Mindy B. Mechanic
Associate Professor of Psychology, California State University, Fullerton
Battered Woman Syndrome Meets Intimate Partner Battering and its Effects: When Social Science Concepts Outpace Legal Rubric.


4:15 p.m.

Closing Remarks

 

The Honorable Michael A. Wolff
Co-Director of the Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Law, Professor of Law, Saint Louis University School of Law


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