News 11.07.07

Events tonight in Boston, Fort Worth and New York

When Innocence Project client Calvin Johnson, Jr. was convicted of a rape and burglary in 1983 in Georgia, he stood in the courtroom and said, “With God as my witness, I have been falsely accused. I’m an innocent man.”

At a lecture tonight at the Boston Museum of Science, Johnson will describe the 16 years he spent in prison before DNA testing proved his innocence, and his readjustment to life after exoneration. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, begins at 7 p.m.

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. The lecture is part of the museum's "

CSI: The Experience

" exhibition, which introduces visitors to forensic science used by law enforcement officials. 

And a free production of the the hit play “The Exonerated” is scheduled for tonight in Fort Worth, Texas, at the Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts.

Read a column about the play in today’s Forth Worth Star-Telegram

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Another production of the play is continuing through this weekend in New York. Innocence Project Staff Attorney Alba Morales will speak on a panel following the Nov. 10 performance.

Read more here.

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