Death Penalty Matters

The Embrey Human Rights Program, with the Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics & Public Responsibility, present "Death Penalty Matters," a series of programs from September 16 to November 18.

The Details:

September 16 - 7 p.m.
Bryan Stevenson, Executive Director, Equal Justice Initiative
"Up Close and Personal: Defending Against the Death Penalty"
McCord Auditorium, Dallas Hall 306

September 23 - 7 p.m.
Delia Meyer, and other family members of death row inmates
"The Experience of Families of Death Row Inmates in Texas"
Hughes-Trigg Forum, 3140 Dyer Street

September 30 - 7 p.m.
The Rev. Carroll Pickett, Former Texas death row chaplain
Ron McAndrew, Former Florida State Prison warden
"Up Close and Personal: The Death Penalty from the Inside of the Death House"
McCord Auditorium, Dallas Hall 306

October 7 - 7 p.m.
Larry Cox, Executive Director, Amnesty International USA
"The Status of & the Struggle Against the Death Penalty Nationally & Internationally"
Hughes-Trigg Forum, 3140 Dyer Street

October 14 - 7 p.m.
Sam Millsap, former Texas prosecutor
Jordan Steiker, Judge Robert M. Parker Endowed Chair in Law at University of Texas School of Law
"Death of a Penalty"
Hughes-Trigg Forum, 3140 Dyer Street

October 21 - 7 p.m.
Journey of Hope...From Violence to Healing
McCord Auditorium, Dallas Hall 306

November 4 - 7 p.m.
George Annas, William Fairfield Warren Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Health Law, Bioethics & Human Rights of Boston University School of Public Health, and Professor in the Boston University School of Medicine, and School of Law.
"The Death Penaly as a Medical Act"
McCord Auditorium, Dallas Hall 306

November 11 - 7 p.m.
Scott Langley, Photographer, Death Penalty Documentary Project
Virginia Dupuy, Professor of Voice, Meadows School of the Arts
John Holbert, Lois Craddock Perkins Professor of Homiletics performing excerpts from Dead Man Walking
Perkins School of Theology, Prothro Great Hall

November 18 - 7 p.m.
Sister Helen Prejean
"A Life's Mission: Restorative Justice and the Death Penalty"
Virginia Dupuy / performing Meditations
Perkins School of Theology, Prothro Great Hall

For more information, call 214-768-8347

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