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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)