Capital Punishment in Texas: the Lived Experience and an International Perspective
- April 4, 2023
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- TNH 2.138 (Blanton Classroom)
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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 available on the Clinton Young Foundation website – Innocent on Death Row to familiarize yourself with Clinton’s case and the legal struggles surrounding it.
April 4 11:45-1:00pm TNH 2.138 Lunch will be served. RSVP Required https://utexas.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3Ius8gwRPHCU2YC
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