Videos tagged with Center for Criminal Justice and Professional Responsibility

  • Please join us for an event designed to accompany Bryan Stevenson's visit to Duke. We will begin with a viewing of The Visiting Room, a short film about the experiences of people serving life sentences at Angola Prison in Louisiana. Following the film, Ben Finholt, Director of the Just Sentencing Project at the Wilson Center for Science and Justice, will moderate a discussion among three former lifers about their experiences both in prison and upon release. Lunch will be served.

  • Yusef Salaam and Raymond Santana, two members of the Exonerated Five, formerly known as the Central Park Five, tell their stories to a Duke Law audience. They are the subjects of the Netflix series "When They See Us," which focuses on the conviction and later exoneration of Mr. Salaam, Mr. Santana and three others in the infamous Central Park jogger case. Dean Kerry Abrams welcomes the panelists to Duke Law and Professor Brandon Garrett interviews Mr. Salaam and Mr. Santana about their experiences. A question and answer period follows.