Death Penalty on the Street
Presenter: Jelani Jefferson Exum
Professor of Law, University of Toledo College of Law
Friday, February 20, 6:30 pm
Terra State Community College, Building D, 2830 Napoleon Rd., Fremont, OH
The highly reported spate of recent police shootings of unarmed persons has initiated a national discussion over the use of lethal force by police officers. Professor Jefferson Exum will make a presentation regarding these shootings from a historical and analytical perspective. The discussion period following the presentation will focus on how communities can work together to address the issue.
Jelani Jefferson Exum joined the University of Toledo College of Law faculty, with tenure, in 2011. She is a graduate of Harvard Law School and graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College. Professor Exum writes on sentencing law and policy, comparative criminal law, and the impact of race on criminal justice.
Free and open to the public
Event Sponsors: Terra Community College Humanities Department, Fremont Chapter of NAACP, People for Peace & Justice Sandusky County
For further information, please call Josie Setzler, 419-332-2318.