Prince George’s County Memorial Library System-Upper Marlboro Branch Library, Upper Marlboro MD
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Bloodsworth is the story of a Maryland resident who was the first death row inmate to be exonerated by DNA evidence. Part of the One Maryland One Book initiative. Copies available at the branch.
Calvert Library–Twin Beaches Branch, Chesapeake Beach MD
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
This year's gripping read is Bloodsworth: The True Story of the First Death Row Inmate Exonerated by DNA Evidence by Tim Junkin. The book encapsulates an historical criminal justice milestone that took place in the State of Maryland that would eventually lead to the exoneration of hundreds of others wrongfully accused of heinous, violent crimes.
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Attorney Michelle Nethercott, Director of the Project Innocence Clinic at the University of Baltimore School of Law will talk about her work in seeking justice for Maryland clients who have been wrongfully convicted of crimes. Ms. Nethercott is a nationally recognized legal expert in DNA evidence and other forms of scientific evidence. All are welcome [...]