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American Society for Legal History Conference Session: “Innocence Projects: Global Forensic Histories Before DNA,” November 6, 2021 @ 10:45 am – 12:15 pm

November 6, 2021 @ 10:45 am - 12:15 pm

10:45 AM – 12:15 PM

Innocence Projects: Global Forensic Histories Before DNA (Pelican 1)

Mitra Sharafi, University of Wisconsin Law School (mitra.sharafi@wisc.edu)
Blood vs. Sperm: Falsity and the Competitive Forensics of Sex Crimes in Colonial India

Ian Burney, University of Manchester (ian.a.burney@manchester.co.uk)
The Innocence of Men: Erle Stanley Gardner’s Court of Last Resort and Sex Crime Accusations in Post- War America

Binyamin Blum, University of California, Hastings College of the Law (blumb@uchastings.edu) The Criminal Type: Questioned Authorship in the Era of the Mass-Produced Typewriter

Note from the organizers: We are very excited about the upcoming program our program committee has developed, and wanted to make sure a working link to the conference schedule reached your inbox. So please, take a moment to look at the terrific panels and other events on tap this year at the 2021 ASLH annual conference. Additionally, we know the course of the COVID-19 pandemic can change rapidly. New Orleans policies are detailed here. The Society is committed to updating the 2021 ASLH annual conference webpage as such information comes to us. We invite you to check back often for additional updates.


November 6, 2021
10:45 am - 12:15 pm
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