2019 Day Pitney Visiting Scholar: Bryan Stevenson

When:

Thursday, November 7, 2019 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Where:

Reading Room

Reading Room
William F. Starr Hall
45 Elizabeth St.
Hartford, CT 06105-2290

Description:

bryan stevenson with the cover of his book just mercy

Bryan Stevenson, founder and Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative, will deliver a lecture as the 2019 Day Pitney Visiting Scholar. Mr. Stevenson is a widely acclaimed public interest lawyer who has dedicated his career to helping the poor, the incarcerated, and the condemned. The Equal Justice Initiative has won major legal challenges eliminating excessive and unfair sentencing, exonerating innocent death row prisoners, confronting abuse of the incarcerated and the mentally ill, and aiding children prosecuted as adults.

Admission is free to those who RSVP by Wednesday, November 6, 2019. Seating is limited. Please send any questions to the Connecticut Law Review at connlrev@uconn.edu or call 860-570-5331.

After Stevenson speaks at the law school, he will travel to the UConn Storrs campus, where President Thomas C. Katsouleas and former U.S. Sen. Christopher J. Dodd will award him and the Equal Justice Initiative the 2019 Thomas J. Dodd Prize in International Justice.

Contact:

Alexandria M. Madjeric, Editor-in-Chief Connecticut Law Review

 

If you require reasonable accommodations for a disability, please contact the Law School at 860-570-5130 or via email at law.access@uconn.edu at least two weeks in advance.