Renowned forensic scientist Henry C. Lee, founder of the Henry C. Lee Institute of Forensic Science at the University of New Haven, who is acclaimed for his work in the O.J. Simpson case, gave the keynote address at the Boston College Homicide Forum October 14. Lee is also recognized for his reviews of the John F. Kennedy assassination and the death of child star JonBenet Ramsey, among others.
A collaboration among BC Law School, where the event was held, the Connell School of Nursing, and the Northeastern University Atypical Homicide Research Group, the conference covered a range of topics, including forensics, mass murder, gang homicide, cybercrimes, and updates in technology.
Among the participants was BC Law Associate Clinical Professor Sharon L. Beckman, director of the BC Innocence Program, who spoke on law reforms and best practices for identifying and remedying wrongful convictions.
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