It’s impossible to imagine what it’s like to be convicted for a crime you didn’t commit, and yet it happens every day to innocent people across the globe. The progress of science and ability analyze evidence in new ways, along with determination for justice, is giving many of these people a chance to be set free. CAPA’s wrongful conviction seminar is taught by a lawyer who has spent much of his life dedicated to freeing those wrongly imprisoned through the California Innocence Project. In this seminar, you will be study lectures, readings, videos, and participate in case studies and exercises to best understand how to protect the rights of those mistakenly incarcerated.
Centrally located in the heart of Shanghai, CAPA’s Program places students in the world’s newest powerhouse. Students study at East China Normal University (ECNU) a world-renowned research university known for its beautiful campus scenes with gardens, canals, bridges, and open space. In your free time explore all the diverse things Shanghai has to offer such as famously adventurous street food, state of the art transportation, bartering at markets, etc. In Shanghai the world is at your fingertips as a business, tech, and international trade hub. As seen from the global impact of Shanghai’s economy, diversity is everywhere in the bustling city described as “The Venice of China.”
Don’t be fooled by Dublin’s small size and easy navigation, the Georgian architecture provides the backdrop to a Silicon Valley like booming tech industry. The contrast between new and old facilitates diversity seen through European and Asian influences. Students of the CAPA Dublin Program study at Griffith College, a private Irish university with buildings dating to 1813. Centrally located, students have walk able access to Dublin city as well as any activities at Griffith College’s Student Union. Focus on a curriculum in The Creative Arts, Exploring the Media, Human Rights, Crime and Journalism, or Globalization and International Trends in Business and Society or take classes in your field.