Chabad of the Shore

September 4, 2015

Chabad of the Shore, a Jewish community organization in Long Branch, NJ, hosted a dinner and invited Jeffrey Deskovic to be the guest speaker, followed by Q&A.


TEDxMartha's Vineyard

August 31, 2015

TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading, which now has given birth local, self-organized TEDx events on a global scale. TEDxMartha's Vineyard is a day of talks, performances, and community building on the island of Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts each August.

Jeffrey Deskovic was honored with being invited to speak at TEDxMartha's Vineyard along with other preeminent leaders, thinkers, and doers.

EXONERATED: After 16 Years in Prison, Jeffrey Deskovic, M.A., Has Much to Say about the Criminal Justice System

November 4, 2014

Fordham Law School

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:  Jeffrey Deskovic’s talk is part of a speakers series on the “Criminal Law in Flux,” which constitutes Professor Deborah Denno’s student seminar at Fordham Law School.  Mr. Deskovic will discuss the following: his wrongful conviction and exoneration; general systemic deficiencies that lead to wrongful convictions and the reforms needed to address those cracks in the system; and The Jeffrey Deskovic Foundation for Justice  (, which focuses on fighting wrongful convictions.

Appellate Division, Third Judicial Department presents Actual Innocence and Forensic Science: An Examination of Wrongful Convictions

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Great Hall, New York State Bar Association
1 Elk Street, Albany, New York
1:30pm - 4:30pm

The Challenge of False Confessions

Sept. 26, 2014
Fordham University, 113 W 60th, Manhattan, Room 81

How common are "false confessions" in our legal system, and what can be done to reduce this tragedy? Jeffrey Deskovic was finally exonerated by DNA evidence, after 16 years in prison for a rape/murder. Here at Fordham, he will detail the problem of false confessions, his own ordeal, and his new Foundation now works to address this problem facing our justice system.

Chair: Professor Robert Emmons, JD, Fordham

Coffee is served. All are welcome.