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Race, Innocence & the End of the Death Penalty: Duke Innocence Project
April 11, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pmFree
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.
Duke Law Innocence Project Attorneys Theresa Newman, James Coleman, and Jamie lau lead an examination of pending cases and discussion of the difficult work of an innocence project, including recognition that all the innocent will not go free.