The Duke Law Innocence Project will be co-hosting a criminal justice symposium on Friday, March 22, 2013 with criminal justice organizations from Appalachian State, Campbell, Elon, and UNC. The theme of the symposium will be how students can better engage with community criminal justice organizations. It will take place at UNC and will include conversations with community leaders from across the state. Henderson Hill is confirmed to be the keynote speaker and, among others, UNC will be planning a panel on death penalty policy. Henderson Hill is the current Federal Public Defender of the Western District of North Carolina. He has also worked for the Federal Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia and founded the Center for Death Penalty Litigation in 1995. He is very involved with community and criminal justice issues in North Carolina. For more information, please visit: http://sites.duke.edu/communitysymposium/.
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