Death Penalty on the Street – a public presentation co-sponsored by PPJ

Faculty Picture 2014 - Exum 2Because Black Lives Matter across the country and in our own community, People for Peace & Justice Sandusky County is proud to co-sponsor the following public presentation.  We invite you to join us.

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.

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