Roberto Hernández is an Emmy award-winning filmmaker whose latest project is the Netflix docuseries Reasonable Doubt: A Tale of Two Kidnappings. The film and a related case before Mexico’s Supreme Court could alter the future of criminal justice in the country. His 2008 feature-length documentary film, Presumed Guilty, helped inspire significant trial reforms in Mexico. Hernández was a senior researcher with the World Justice Project in Mexico, and he has more than a decade of experience designing and deploying surveys that measure various aspects of criminal justice. He is currently based in the Netherlands and is a lecturer on human rights at Radboud University. He holds a B.A. in Law from el Instituto Technológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), an LL.M. in Comparative Law from McGill University in Montreal, he is Ph.D candidate at the Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley.
Roberto Hernández will speak at the World Justice Forum's Film and Music Program