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Race, Innocence, and the End of the Death Penalty: Kimberly Davis

April 4, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm


The UNC Department of Political Science is pleased to host this distinguished speaker series in conjunction with POLI 203: Race, Innocence, and the End of the Death Penalty. The speakers will address one of the most important policy puzzles our state and nation face: Why is the death penalty fading away, and should it be abolished? The series is made available through the Richard J. Richardson Distinguished Professorship.

On Monday, April 4, Kimberly Davis will host a discussion led by Jennifer Thompson. Kimberly Davis is the sister of Georgia inmate Troy Davis, who was executed in 2011 after a world-wide mobilization based on claims of innocence, Jennifer Thompson currently lives in Chapel Hill and is the President of

This event is free, open to the public, and includes the opportunity for audience Q&A.


April 4, 2016
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm