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Death Penalty Awareness Week events to be held April 21-28

Death Penalty Awareness Week at Princeton will take place Monday, April 21, through Monday, April 28, with a series of events sponsored by the Princeton Coalition Against Capital Punishment and the American Civil Liberties Union of Princeton University .

The events will include:

  • A keynote address, "Live Man Talking," by Ray Krone, who had spent 10 years on death row in Arizona before being exonerated by DNA testing. The lecture is at 4:30 p.m. Monday, April 21, in McCosh 10.
  • A panel discussion, "What is Wrong with the Death Penalty?" at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, in McCosh 10.
  • A panel discussion, "Death Penalty Alternatives," at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 24, in 2 Robertson Hall.
  • An American Whig-Cliosophic Society debate on the death penalty at 8 p.m. April 24 in the Whig Hall Senate Chamber.
  • A screening of "Dead Man Walking" at 8 p.m. Friday, April 25, in McCosh 50.
  • An interfaith discussion on the death penalty hosted by the Religious Life Council at 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 28, in Murray-Dodge Hall.

More details are available online .

The events are co-sponsored by the Pace Center for Community Service, the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, the Undergraduate Student Government Projects Board, the Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Students, the Office of Religious Life, the Program in African-American Studies, the Program in American Studies and the Department of Sociology.

Contact: Eric Quinones (609) 258-3601

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