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Conversation in Human Rights Panel

February 07, 2017 • 4:00 PM • Law School 3041
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The Duke Human Rights Center at the Kenan Institute for Ethics invites you to join us for a panel discussion on Abusive Policing with Impunity: Cover Up or Standard Operating Procedure? Moderated by Professor James Coleman with panelists Jamie Kalven, Journalist & Founder and Executive Director of the Invisible Institute and Mandy Locke, News & Observer, Investigative Journalist. Over the course of a decade, a team of Chicago police officers, involved in the illicit drug trade, framed individuals who did not cooperate with them by planting drugs on them. Investigative Reporter Jamie Kalven recently exposed the story. In 2011 Brandon Bethea died in a Harnett Country jail after being shot by a detention officer with a Taser. Investigative Journalist Mandy Locked exposed Bethea's death and covered extensively the police squads of Harnett Country. A small reception will follow the panel on the Star Commons Mezzanine. Co-sponsored by The Human Rights Center at the Kenan Institute for Ethics and the Duke Law Innocence Project. For more information please contact Sarah Holsapple at sarah.holsapple@law.duke.edu.