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February 22, 2006

Event contact:
Professor Jordan Steiker, UT Law, (512) 232-1346.

Capital Punishment Center to host a brown bag lunch with George Woods, M.D, March 1

WHAT: Brown bag lunch with board certified psychiatrist and neurologist George Woods, M.D.
WHEN: Wed., March 1, 2006 11:30 a.m.-1:20 p.m.
WHERE: UT School of Law, TNH 3.126

AUSTIN, Texas ― The Capital Punishment Center at The University of Texas School of Law will host a presentation by board certified psychiatrist and neurologist George Woods, M.D. on Wed., March 1 in Townes Hall, 3.126. Woods will address the need for a multidisciplinary approach to investigating capital cases in collaboration with social workers, neurophychologists, and other experts on the psychological and social complexities of their clients.

Woods has consulted on and served as an expert witness in death penalty cases around the country. He is also very knowledgeable regarding issues surrounding brain injury, trauma and chemical dependency and maintains an extensive and diverse international psychiatric practice.

The Capital Punishment Center has been established to promote research and practice opportunities in death penalty law. The Center sponsors academic events, pursues research projects concerning the administration of the death penalty, and houses the Capital Punishment clinic, which provides direct representation and assistance to indigent defendants on Texas’ death row.

In addition to UT Law students, Social Work and Psychology graduate students are invited to attend the presentation.

Related Link:
Capital Punishment Clinic at UT School of Law: http://www.utexas.edu/law/academics/clinics/capital/