Jacqueline McMurtrie

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Director, Innocence Project Northwest
Associate Professor of Law

Phone: (206) 543-3434
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Curriculum Vitae |


Using Formal Discovery to Develop Evidence of Innocence in Habeas Cases, 2013 Innocence Network Conference, Apr. 20, 2013 (Charlotte, NC)

Teaching the Law in a Clinic Environment, 2013 Innocence Network Conference, Apr. 20, 2013 (Charlotte, NC)

The Rise of the Exoneration Movement in the United States, University of Washington School of Law, Faculty Colloquium, Jan. 30, 2013 (Seattle, WA)

Panelist, Standards and Implementation of the New Rule, The Defender Initiative, Second Annual Conference on Public Defense, Mar. 2012 (Seattle, WA)

Eyewitness Evidence & True Innocence, Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, 2011 Conference, Dec. 2011 (Portland, OR)

Panelist, The Impact of the New Supreme Court Rule on Defender Standards Certification, Washington State Bar Association, 18th Annual Criminal Justice Institute, Sep. 2011 (Seattle, WA)

Innocence Project NW, Washington Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, Annual Conference, Jun. 7, 2011

Panelist, New Washington Supreme Court Rule on Compliance With Standards - How Will It Affect Your Practice and Help Your Clients?, Seattle University School of Law, Defender Initiative Conference, Feb. 1, 2011 (Seattle)

Moderator, Exoneree Panel Discussion, University of Washington School of Law, Justice for Washington's Wrongly Convicted?, Oct. 25, 2010 (Seattle)

Panelist, Fingerprints and Toolmark Evidence, Washington Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, Challenging Bad Science: Putting the NAS Report to Work, Oct. 2010 ((Seattle)

Panelist, How Public Defenders Should Meet Their Ethical Obligations in a Time of Budget Crisis, Washington State Bar Association, 17th Annual Criminal Justice Institute, Sep. 2010 (Seattle)

Panelist, Prosecutors and Their Disclosure Duties: A Regulatory Conundrum, American Bar Association, National Conference on Professional Responsibility, Jun. 7, 2010 (Seattle)

Panelist, The Racial Geography of the Federal Death Penalty, Washington Law Review, May 2010 (Seattle)

Innocence Jurisprudence, Innocence Network Conference, Apr. 2010 (Atlanta, GA)

Panelist, Understanding Innocence, Seattle University School of Law and Washington Defender Association, Three Strikes Forum, Jan. 25, 2010 (Seattle)

Panelist, Prosecutorial Ethics and Claims of Innocence, University of Washington School of Law, Professionalism in Practice, Ethics in Action, Jan. 2010 (Seattle)

Panelist, Goals, Approaches, and Orthodoxy of Supervision, Northwest Clinical Law Conference, Sep. 2009 (Missoula, MT)

Panelist, Challenging Misidentification, False Witnesses and Bad Police Work, 2009 Defender Conference, May 2009 (Winthrop, WA)

Panelist, Death Penalty - Truth or Fiction, William Dwyer Inn of Court, Mar. 2009 (Seattle)

Lawyer Skill Enhancement Through Pro Bono Participation, Washington State Bar Association, Leadership Institute, Feb. 2009 (Seattle)

Panelist, Post Conviction DNA Testing Assistance Programs, National Institute of Justice, Post Conviction DNA Case Management Symposium, Jan. 2009 (Tampa, FL)

Assessing Confession Evidence: Police Coercion or Valid Admissions of Guilt, American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, Annual Meeting, Oct. 24, 2008 (Seattle)

Moderator, The Defense Perspective, The Prosecutorial Ethic: A Tribute to King County Prosecuting Attorney Norm Maleng, May 2008 (Seattle)

Panelist, The Innocence Project, Western District of Washington Annual CLE and District meeting for Judges and Lawyers, May 2008 (Seattle)

The History of the Innocence Network: Its Influences and Successes, Innocence Project New Zealand Conference, Dec. 13, 2007 (Wellington, New Zealand)

DNA and Forensic Science in the Courtroom, University of Washington School of Law, Language of the Sciences Regional West/Northwest Bootcamp, Jun. 15, 2007 (Seattle)

Panelist, The Power of Innocence: Challenging Assumptions on Law and Clinical Pedagogy, Association of American Law Schools, Conference on Clinical Legal Education, May 5, 2007 (New Orleans)

Memory's Victims - The Wrongly Convicted and Reforming Methods of Collecting and Preserving Memory Evidence, University of Otago, Memory on Trial: The Role of Memory in the Courtroom: A 3-day Research Symposium, Nov. 29, 2006 (Dunedin, New Zealand)

Panelist, Collaboration Across Law School Programs, Association of American Law Schools, Conference on Clinical Legal Education, May 2006 (New York)

The Need for Criminal Justice Reform: Lessons Learned from DNA Exonerations, Creative Retirement Institute and Edmonds Community College, Feb. 2006 (Edmonds, WA)

Innocence Project Models, Alaska Conference on Wrongful Convictions, Sep. 2005 (Anchorage)

Conviction of the Innocent: Causes and Remedies, University of Washington School of Law Alumni Association, Jun. 2005 (Seattle)

The Need for Criminal Justice Reform: Lessons Learned from DNA Exonerations, Community Genetics Forum, May 2005 (Seattle)

Panelist, Supervising Students, Innocence Network National Conference, Mar. 2005 (Washington, DC)

The Role of the Social Sciences in Preventing Wrongful Convictions, Georgetown University School of Law, Mar. 2005 (Washington, DC)

Wrongful Conviction: Causes and Remedies, University of Washington School of Law Alumni Association, Feb. 24, 2005 (Seattle)

Panelist, Brain Fingerprinting - A New Forensic Science Tool, 47th Washington Judicial Conference, Sep. 2004 (Spokane, WA)

Ineffective Assistance of Counsel CLE, May 11, 2004 (Spokane)

The Role of the Social Sciences in Preventing Wrongful Convictions, 17th International Symposium on the Forensic Sciences, Apr. 2004 (Wellington, New Zealand)

Innocence Project: The Role of Law Libraries - Today and Tomorrow, American Association of Law Libraries, Annual Meeting, Jul. 15, 2003

Innocence Project Northwest, Seattle Police Department, Command Staff Meeting, Feb. 25, 2003

Innocence Project Northwest, King County Police Chiefs Meeting, Feb. 13, 2003

American Bar Association, Standing Committee on Legal Aid and Indigent Defendants, Mid-Year Meeting, Feb. 7, 2003

Innocence Project Northwest, Seattle Kiwanis Club, Jan. 28, 2003

Washington State Senate Bill 5001, (an act relating to the felony murder rule), Testimony (January 23, 2003). , Jan. 23, 2003

The Innocence Project - What It Means to the Washington Criminal Justice System, Washington State Bar Association, Ninth Annual Washington Criminal Justice Institute, Sep. 25, 2002

Innocence Project Northwest: Lessons Learned from Wrongful Convictions, Shoreline Rotary Club, Jul. 2, 2002

Ineffective Assistance of Counsel, Washington State Office of Public Defense, Ineffective Assistance of Counsel CLE, May 10, 2002 (Seattle)

Ineffective Assistance of Counsel, Washington Defender Conference, Apr. 27, 2002

Testimony on Washington State House Bill 2704 (an act relating to the right to a speedy trial), Feb. 5, 2002

Panelist, Creative Investigation and Litigation Strategies in Innocence Cases, California Western School of Law, National Innocence Projects Conference, Jan. 19, 2002

Criminal Law and Ethics: The Changing Relationship Between Prosecutors, Defense Counsel and Defendants,, University of Washington School of Law, 9th Annual Professional Responsibility Institute, Dec. 1, 2001

Justice - A Cautionary Tale, Law Conference 2001, Oct. 5, 2001 (Christchurch, New Zealand)

Lessons Learned from Wrongful Convictions, Victoria University of Wellington, Oct. 1, 2001 (Wellington, New Zealand)

Innocence Project Northwest: Lessons Learned from Wrongful Convictions, University of Washington School of Law, Alumni Reunion Weekend, Aug. 26, 2000

Panelist, Introduction to the First-Year Curriculum, University of Washington School of Law, Orientation Program, Sep. 24, 1999

What We Can Learn from the Wenatchee Cases About Appropriate Investigation, Prosecution and Defense, Washington State Bar Association, 6th Annual Criminal Justice Institute, Sep. 22, 1999

Legal Ethics and Criminal Law: The Year in Review, University of Washington School of Law, 6th Annual Professional Responsibility Institute, Dec. 19, 1998

Panelist, The Innocence Network: Planning & Establishing a Network of Law Schools with Innocence Curricula, Northwestern School of Law, National Conference on Wrongful Convictionsand the Death Penalty, Nov. 13, 1998

Panelist, Introduction to the First-Year Curriculum, University of Washington School of Law, Orientation Program, Sep. 25, 1998

Innocence Project, University of Washington School of Law, Staff Colloquium, Jun. 3, 1998

Panelist, Introduction to the First-Year Curriculum, University of Washington School of Law, Orientation Program, Sep. 27, 1997

DUI Defense Skills Certificate Program, CLE Program Co-Chair (August 14-17, 1995)., University of Washington School of Law, Aug. 14, 1995

Voir Dire, Washington Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, Defending a Misdemeanor Case, Oct. 22, 1993

Voir Dire, University of Washington School of Law, Trying a DWI, Mar. 6, 1993

Plea Bargaining, University of Washington School of Law, Misdemeanor Practice in Washington, Apr. 11, 1992

Overview of the Law, University of Washington School of Law, Defending DWIs: Winning Strategies for the Nineties, Apr. 27, 1991

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