Jan. 16, 2013 – A national authority on forensic science, University of Pittsburgh School of Law Professor David Harris will speak at the University of Houston Law Center on his book "Failed Evidence: Why Law Enforcement Resists Science." Co-sponsored by the Association of Future Prosecutors and the Texas Innocence Network, the event will be held Jan. 22 from noon to 1 p.m. in BLB 240.
Harris studies, writes and teaches about police behavior and regulation, law enforcement, and national security issues and the law. He has testified three times in the U.S. Senate and before many state legislative bodies on profiling and related issues. He has appeared on The Today Show, Dateline NBC, National Public Radio, and has been interviewed by the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and the Los Angeles Times, among many others.
The event is free and open to the public. Lunch will be provided.