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- Craig Watkins District Attorney of Dallas County, Texas
- Ken Cuccinelli Attorney General of the Commonwealth of Virginia
- John Bradley District Attorney, Williamson County, Texas
- William Thompson Professor of Criminology, Law, and Society Psychology& Social Behavior at the School of Ecology at the University of California, Irvine
- Shawn Armbrust Executive Director of The Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project
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