|Steven Barnes tell his story.|
Steven was ultimately exonerated through DNA testing obtained by the Innocence Project. He shared with the audience his experiences in prison and his reintegration into a normal life. Since his release in 2008, Steven has been working with troubled teens and teaches them construction skills.
The event was cosponsored by the Alaska Innocence Project and the UAA Justice Center.
Click here for the web version of his presentation which was produced by the UAA Journalism and Public Communications Department.
Media coverage of this event:
"Falsely imprisoned for twenty years, Steve Barnes speaks at UAA" by Grace Hawkins (The Northern Light - UAA Student Newspaper - online November 1, 2011)
"Innocent Man Released After 20 Years In Jail Shares His Story with Alaskans" by Christine Kim, KTUU Channel 2 News, November 2, 2011
KTUU Channel 2 video (3:33)