Event Title

Execution’s Doorstep: A Death Row Exoneree Shares His Story

Streaming Media

Description

Juan, a death row exoneree, shares his story which highlights the many problems that plague the death penalty system, including its high risk and inevitability of being imposed on the innocent, its unfair application on the basis of race and ethnicity and its almost exclusive imposition on our most vulnerable members of societyóthe poor.

About the Lecturer: Juan Roberto Melendez-Colon, exonerated following 17 years on Florida's death row

Document Type

Event

Start Date

28-9-2011 12:00 PM

End Date

28-9-2011 1:00 PM

Location

Fairhaven College Auditorium

Resource Type

Moving image

Title of Series

World Issues Forum

Genre/Form

lectures

Contributing Repository

Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies

Keywords

Death row exoneree, Death penalty system

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Language

English

Format

video/mp4

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Sep 28th, 12:00 PM Sep 28th, 1:00 PM

Execution’s Doorstep: A Death Row Exoneree Shares His Story

Fairhaven College Auditorium

Juan, a death row exoneree, shares his story which highlights the many problems that plague the death penalty system, including its high risk and inevitability of being imposed on the innocent, its unfair application on the basis of race and ethnicity and its almost exclusive imposition on our most vulnerable members of societyóthe poor.

About the Lecturer: Juan Roberto Melendez-Colon, exonerated following 17 years on Florida's death row