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When:   February 21, 2011 7:00pm-8:00pm
Where:   Yale Law School Room 127
Type:   Talk

Please join a plethora of campus and community groups next Monday for a panel discussion on the disturbing pattern of wrongful convictions and racial injustice associated with the death penalty in America. California death row exoneree Shujaa Graham, who spent years in prison as an innocent man after being framed for murder, will headline the panel.

Other panelists will be Peter Tsimbidaros, a New Haven attorney who will discuss the shocking frequency of wrongful murder convictions in Connecticut, and State Representative Roland Lemar (D-New Haven), who will offer a legislator's perspective on abolishing our state's death penalty in 2011.

Sponsors include: Connecticut Network to Abolish the Death Penalty, Arthur P. Liman Public Interest Program, St. Thomas More Catholic Chapel, Yale College Chaplains Office, Yale ACLU, Yale Amnesty, Black Church At Yale, Black Student Alliance at Yale, Yale College Democrats, Jews for Justice, MEChA de Yale, Yale NAACP, Public Health Coalition, Salt of the Earth, Schell Center for Human Rights, Social Justice Network, Undergraduate Organizing Committee

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