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The Death Penalty in North Carolina and the the U.S.

What is the status of the death penalty in North Carolina, and in the U.S. more broadly, and how is it changing? Join us for a discussion covering a broad range of topics, including lethal injections and the role of the pharmaceutical industry; its historical and contemporary racial symbolism in North Carolina, as well its persistent application to the most vulnerable in North Carolina, such as the mentally ill. Panelists include:

Reception to follow. Please RSVP to wendi.jiang@duke.edu by Friday, April 17.

This event is part of the Conversations in Human Rights discussion series, bringing together panelists from other institutions and Duke faculty to engage with their research on international human rights issues.

Co-sponsored by the Duke Human Rights Center at the Kenan Institute for Ethics the Center for International & Comparative Law at Duke Law School, and the DHRC@FHI.


April 20, 2015
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm


Ahamadieh Family Conference Room (West Duke 101)