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Evening with Sr. Helen Prejean
February 27 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm PST
An Evening with Sr. Helen Prejean
& Uriah Courtney
Tuesday, February 27
Reception at 5:30pm ( Free hor s’ oeuvres and a cash bar)
Q&A and book signing 8-8:30pm
You are invited to an intimate evening with
Sr. Helen Prejean and
Uriah Courtney examining the death penalty, hosted by Justin Brooks, Director of the California Innocence Project.
Sister Helen Prejean has been counseling death row prisoners since the early 1980s. She is the author of Dead Man Walking: An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty in the United States and Death of Innocents: An Eyewitness Account of Wrongful Executions.
Uriah Courtney spent eight years in prison for a crime he did not commit: a sexual assault that occurred in Lemon Grove. Five years after his arrest, the California Innocence Project began investigating his case. Three years later, the CIP received DNA results confirming Courtney’s innocence. He has been free since May 2013.
This free event is open to the public, but registration is required. Go to:
California Western School of Law 225 Cedar ST. San Diego, CA 92101