Voices of Experience: Toledo

When:
October 16, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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Where:
The Franciscan Center of Lourdes University
6832 Convent Boulevard
Sylvania, OH 43560
USA
Cost:
Free

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Capital punishment has been in the news quite a bit lately across the nation and especially here in Ohio. On May 1st, 2014 the Ohio Supreme Court Joint Task Force to Review the Administration of Ohio’s Death Penalty will publish its findings, including 56 recommendations designed to increase the fairness and accuracy of the death penalty in our state.

What are the recommendations, why do they matter and what does all of this have to do with you?

Ohioans to Stop Executions and local concerned organizations are hosting a series of Town Hall Forums featuring regular Ohioans who share their personal experiences with the issue. Bring your questions!

 

Speakers for October 16 in Toledo

Derrick Jamison, who survived nearly 20 years on death row in Ohio before being exonerated and freed in 2005.

Terry J. Collins, who, as Director of the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, oversaw more than 30 executions

Charles Keith, who has both lost a loved one to murder and whose brother was on Ohio’s death row before his sentence was commuted by Governor Strickland.

Judge John Russo, a member of the Ohio Supreme Court Joint Task Force to Review the Administration of Ohio’s Death Penalty.

 

Spread the word! Download the flier here.

Co-Sponsors include Lourdes
University Department of
Sociology and Justice Studies and
Toledoans for Prison Awareness.