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About the Symposium:

The symposium will focus on the historical link between lynching and the death penalty, their similarities and differences, and the enduring role of lynching and race discrimination in contemporary capital litigation.

Keynote address by Bryan Stevenson: Lynching, Racial History and Death Penalty Disqualification

Symposium Information:

Symposium registration and general contact:

The conference is free, but space is limited. To register for the conference and for additional information, contact Rachel Sidopulos, Center Administrator, William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law, at, (512) 232-6277 (phone).


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Student Organization Sponsors:
The American Journal of Criminal Law
Chicano/Hispanic Law Students' Association
Texas Journal on Civil Liberties and Civil Rights
The Thurgood Marshall Legal Society