Kenneth Lawson

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Kenneth Lawson is the Co-Director of the Hawaiʻi Innocence Project, a legal non-profit at UH Mānoa that works pro bono to exonerate people who are wrongfully convicted. He previously started his own law firm in Cincinnati and was lead council in more than 100 criminal trials. Since moving to Hawaiʻi, Ken has made presentations in the judiciary’s juvenile drug court program, the state bar association’s annual convention, and numerous other groups of attorneys. He is a Faculty Specialist at the William S. Richardson Law School where he teaches criminal procedure, criminal law, professional responsibility, innocence, and evidence.