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NOTE: Attendance at this event is by invitation only.
April 4, 2023
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TNH 2.138 (Blanton Classroom)
Event type:
Panel Discussion / Speaker Series

Merel Pontier, LL.M. ’20, co-founder and legal director of the Clinton Young Foundation, and Clinton Young will speak on their journey to right a wrongful conviction from the Netherlands to Texas. Clinton spent 18 years on death row and was almost executed before Merel bonded him out in 2021. They’re here to tell the story. Watch the documentary "Clinton Young – Innocent on Death Row" to familiarize yourself with Clinton’s case and the legal struggles surrounding it.

This event is open to all Law School students, faculty, and staff. Lunch will be served. RSVP required via this link:

Specific audiences:
  • Texas Law students
  • Faculty
  • Staff
Sponsored by:
  • Graduate and International Programs
  • Capital Punishment Center

If you need an accommodation to participate in this event, please contact the sponsor listed above or the Texas Law Special Events Office at no later than seven business days prior to the event.