Sandra Guerra Thompson Receives Hispanic Heritage Award
Sandra Guerra Thompson of the University of Houston Law Center was the recipient of the Hispanic Heritage Education in the Community Award, presented by Sylvester Turner, Mayor of Houston, TX.
"She has dedicated her life to persevering and making contributions for the betterment of the Latino community," Mayor Turner said in a proclamation. "Her expertise in the areas of wrongful convictions, forensic science, discrimination in jury selection, prosecutorial ethics, and police interrogations is highly sought after, especially during this current movement for critical criminal justice reform to reduce racial and ethnic disparities."
Professor Thompson is the Newell H. Blakely Professor of Law and director of the Criminal Justice Institute at the Law Center. She teaches criminal evidence, criminal law, evidence and hot topics in criminal law and procedure.
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