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Racism and the Death Penalty

Curtis Flowers spent 23 years on Mississippi's death row. He was tried six times by a racist prosecutor before the US Supreme Court stepped in to save his life. Our panelists will share their unique perspectives on the inextricable link between lynching and the modern-day death penalty. Henderson Hill, Senior Counsel at ACLU Capital Punishment […]

End of Its Rope: How Killing the Death Penalty Can Revive Criminal Justice

The failed death penalty experiment teaches us how inept lawyering, overzealous prosecution, race discrimination, wrongful convictions, and excessive punishments undermine the pursuit of justice. Garrett makes a strong case for what a future criminal justice system might look like if these injustices were remedied. Brandon L. Garrett teaches law at the Duke University School of […]

Access to Counsel: A Matter of Life or Death

Join Amnesty International USA as we commemorate the 18th Annual World Day Against the Death Penalty. This year's theme is Acess to Counsel: a matter of life or death.

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