Event Title

Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson: W&L Law Faculty Panel

Location

Washington and Lee University School of Law, Classroom A

Streaming Media

Start Date

27-3-2019 5:00 PM

End Date

27-3-2019 6:30 PM

Description

On March 27, 2019, the W&L Law Library hosted a panel discussion of Just Mercy, the bestselling true story of a lawyer exonerating the wrongly convicted and representing society’s most vulnerable through the perils of our justice system.

The event continued an annual tradition of faculty panel discussions on popular works of fiction and non-fiction with a connection to the law, featuring perspectives from W&L Law professors David Bruck, Nora Demleitner, Brandon Hasbrouck, and Jon Shapiro. Professor J.D. King moderated the discussion, and librarian Andrew Christensen provided introductory remarks.

Author Bryan Stevenson will speak at the W&L Law commencement ceremony on May 10, 2019.

Please note that, at the speaker's request, Prof. Hasbrouck's audio has been suppressed in this video (46:30 through 58:43).

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Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson: W&L Law Faculty Panel

Washington and Lee University School of Law, Classroom A

On March 27, 2019, the W&L Law Library hosted a panel discussion of Just Mercy, the bestselling true story of a lawyer exonerating the wrongly convicted and representing society’s most vulnerable through the perils of our justice system.

The event continued an annual tradition of faculty panel discussions on popular works of fiction and non-fiction with a connection to the law, featuring perspectives from W&L Law professors David Bruck, Nora Demleitner, Brandon Hasbrouck, and Jon Shapiro. Professor J.D. King moderated the discussion, and librarian Andrew Christensen provided introductory remarks.

Author Bryan Stevenson will speak at the W&L Law commencement ceremony on May 10, 2019.

Please note that, at the speaker's request, Prof. Hasbrouck's audio has been suppressed in this video (46:30 through 58:43).