Litigating Capital Cases in the South: George H. Kendall, Civil Rights Attorney
Tuesday, September 13, 2011 12:10 PM EDT
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George H. Kendall has been a leading national voice, practitioner and educator on capital punishment, criminal justice and civil rights for more than 25 years. His work has focused on courtroom and citizen strategies to improve the quality of legal representation in federal criminal cases, juvenile life without parole, prison conditions and the influence of racial bias in the criminal justice system. He will speak about capital cases in the southern United States and the substantial need for need for criminal justice attorneys. He also will recruit for his new pro bono initiative in which Columbia Law School students will work with his team. Introduction by Professor James Liebman.
Lunch will be served. This event is presented by Social Justice Initiatives at Columbia Law School and co-sponsored by the Civil Rights Law Society.
For all members of the Columbia Law School Community