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Civil Discourse Series Event: Death Penalty

Civil Discourse Panel Discussion on Capital Punishment
This session, we will discuss the death penalty in the U.S.
Join us as we gather a panel of experts to discuss all sides of this divisive topic.

Civil Discourse Panel Discussion on Capital Punishment
This session, we will discuss the death penalty in the U.S.
Thursday, May 25, 2017 | At the Museum | 6:30 p.m.
Join us as we gather a panel of experts to discuss all sides of this divisive topic.
The Civil Discourse Series presents all sides of a
thought-provoking topic through respectful discussion.
For each event, the Museum will convene a panel of subject matter
experts to represent their unique perspectives on
an issue related to human and civil rights.

Panelists include:
Dr. Rick Halperin, Director, SMU Embrey Human Rights Program
Jim Willett, Director, Texas Prison Museum, Former Warden of Texas State Penitentiary at Hunstville ("Walls" Unit)
Dudley Sharp, Independent Pro-Death Penalty Expert and Victims' Rights Advocate
Moderator: Dr. Sara Abosch-Jacobson, Senior Director of Education at the Museum

Free, RSVP required through Eventbrite.