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ASU Series Addresses Death Penalty in NC and the US; Final Program Happens Tomorrow in Belk Library

Nov. 26, 2012. The final in a series of programs addressing various issues related to the death penalty will held at Appalachian State University tomorrow. The presentation begins at 6:30 p.m. in Room 114 Belk Library and Information Commons unless otherwise noted. The public is invited.

“The Death Penalty in North Carolina, the United States and Beyond” is a collaborative endeavor between Appalachian’s Department of Government and Justice Studies, Department of Sociology, Office of Multicultural Student Development, ACT Service-Learning & Community-Based Research Program and the Center of Social Justice and Human Rights.

The Nov. 27 show will be “Innocence and the Death Penalty in N.C.” with panelists Darryl Hunt, a former inmate wrongfully convicted; Tarrah Callahan from the N.C. Coalition for a Moratorium; Glen Edward Chapman, a former inmate wrongfully convicted; and Dr. Pam Laughton, mitigation specialist and case investigator from UNC Asheville.