Everything You Think You Know About The Death Penalty…Is Wrong

Code: SL51812

Dates: October 8, 2021

Meets: 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM

Sessions: 1

Location: Creutzburg Center

Course Fee: $49.00

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Capital punishment has been controversial since the Constitution was written, and politicians and prosecutors have profited from its exploitation over many years. But how much do you know about the lawyers who handle the cases, or the judges who preside? Indeed, how much do you know about the men and occasional women who are charged with capital crimes? Just how expensive is life in prison, and how often are mistakes really made? Join the discussion that will give you the facts about capital punishment. Lunch is included.
Fee: $49.00

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Creutzburg Center

260 Gulph Creek Road
Radnor, PA 19087
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Marc Bookman

Marc Bookman is the Executive Director of the Atlantic Center for Capital Representation (ACCR). From 1993 to 2010 he was in the Homicide Unit of the Defender Association of Philadelphia. Since 1995 he has taught at many death penalty conferences, including those sponsored by the National Legal Aid and Defender Association, the National Association for Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, and has been on the faculty of numerous hands-on trainings sponsored by the Bureau of Justice Assistance and the National Institute of Trial Advocacy, as well as those sponsored by ACCR. He has published essays in The Atlantic, Mother Jones, VICE and Slate on various aspects of capital jurisprudence, and his first book, A Descending Spiral: Exposing the Death Penalty in 12 Essays, has been published by the New Press in May 2021. He received a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, and his law degree from the University of North Carolina.

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