Conversations in Human Rights

March 31, 2015Duke Law News

The Death Penalty in North Carolina and the U.S.

Monday, April 20
4:30-6:00 pm
101 West Duke

What is the status of the death penalty in North Carolina, and in the U.S. more broadly, and how is it changing? Join the Duke Human Rights Center at the Kenan Institute for Ethics for a discussion covering a broad range of topics, including lethal injections and the role of the pharmaceutical industry; its historical and contemporary racial symbolism in North Carolina, as well its persistent application to the most vulnerable in North Carolina, such as the mentally ill. Panelists include: