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Friday, October 14, 2016

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The Death Penalty in Orleans Parish

Time: 12:30 pm to 5 pm

Contact: Christine Cerniglia Brown · cecernig@loyno.edu · 504-861-5560

Location: College of Law, Room 308

Prosecutors, Courts, And Justice: An Action-Oriented Symposium

12:30 p.m. - Welcome & Overview (Andrea Armstrong & Stephen Saloom)

12:40 p.m. -The Death Penalty in Orleans Parish (John Thompson)

12:50-2:00 p.m. Pattern and Practice of Injustice (Nick Trenticosta, Richard Bourke, Chief Judge Calvin Johnson)

This panel will discuss past and current death sentences imposed in Orleans Parish to demonstrate broader patterns of injustice in the death penalty context. Through their discussion, panelists will explain how the failure to properly address these patterns creates additional risks and challenges to promoting justice and accountability.

2:30-4:00 p.m. Advancing Justice and Accountability (Chris Murrell, Colin Reingold, Majeeda Snead, City Councilmember Jason Williams)

This panel will discuss a range of potential strategies for addressing wrongful sentences to the death penalty, from trial and appellate review to funding litigation and compensation. Panelists will identify concrete ways that symposium participants can advocate for an end to wrongful death sentences.

4:00-4:30 p.m. Call to Action (John Thompson)

Latin American Festival

Time: 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Contact: Eileen Doll · edoll@loyno.edu · 865-3845

Location: Peace Quad

The Mu Kappa Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi (Spanish national honor society) invites everyone to:

LATIN AMERICAN FESTIVAL

A celebration of Latin American communities in New Orleans

Peace Quad

October 14, 2016

3:30-5:30 p.m.

Food! Music! Art! Dance!

Proceeds of food and artwork sales to benefit the New Orleans Family Justice Center Latina survivors of domestic violence

Loyola Theatre: Beyond the Horizon

Time: 7:30 pm to 9 pm

Contact: Stephanie Miller · smmiller@loyno.edu · (504) 865-3840

Location: Lower Depths Theater, 1st Floor, Comm./Music Complex

Cost: Ticketing: $12 Admission, $8 w/Student ID, Seniors, Loyola Facult Get Tickets

Beyond the Horizon was Nobel-prize winning playwright Eugene O’Neill’s first full-length play, for which he won the first of his four Pulitzer prizes. Set on a farm in Massachusetts at the beginning of the twentieth century, this riveting drama pits brother against brother for the heart of one woman. It is a powerful, timeless work by America’s greatest playwright, and the father of contemporary American playwriting.

Ticketing: $12 Admission, $8 w/Student ID, Seniors, Loyola Faculty/Staff