Death penalty in U.S. is topic, April 4--CANCELED
Posted March 31, 2007; 07:00 p.m.
This lecture has been canceled.
Anne James, executive director of the International Justice Project, will present a lecture titled "The Death Penalty in the U.S.: The Sentence With No Appeal" at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, in 1 Robertson Hall.
The International Justice Project is a human rights advocacy and research organization based in the United Kingdom. James advises a number of national and international governmental organizations and is a consultant to the European Union on the use of capital punishment and related human rights issues.
Additionally, she liaises with both military and civilian defense attorneys in Guantanamo Bay cases and has done so since the opening of the base five years ago. In 2006, she was awarded the Order of the British Empire for services to human rights overseas.
The lecture is sponsored by the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination and the Program in Law and Public Affairs.