Please join the Pennsylvanians For Alternatives to the Death Penalty (PADP) for a public forum on jury selection in death penalty cases.
After a short video explaining the different degrees of murder and the components of a capital trial, there will be a mock jury selection process with two prospective “jurors” selected from the audience for questioning by a “prosecutor” and a “defense attorney.” Continue reading Who Decides Who Lives, PADP Forum, May 30, 2012
Please join Duquesne’s Amnesty International at the 2012 Human Rights Art Fest! Proceeds go towards Love 146 to end child sex slavery.
When: Tuesday, April 24, 2012, between 5-9pm.
Where: Union Ballroom at Duquesne University
Admission: $5 entry free will include food, music, & info from local human rights organizations.
You can also join the event’s Facebook invite.
Juan Melendez spent nearly 18 years on Death Row for a crime he did not commit. He will share his remarkable story.
When: Tuesday, March 27, 2012 at 8 PM
Where: Bricolage Theater, 937 Liberty Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Please join us to hear Juan tell his incredibly moving story!
Download and share the flyer: PADP – Melendez Flyer
For more information contact Martha Conley. Continue reading ”Amazing Grace” An inspirational story of survival, faith, and hope on America’s Death Row, March 27, 2012
Pittsburgh Faith in Action invites you to a Conversation with Kirk Bloodsworth, Death Row Exoneree.
Kirk Bloodsworth is the first American sentenced to death to be exonerated by DNA evidence. Convicted in 1985 of the rape and murder of a young girl, he spent nine years in prison, two of them on death row. He was finally exonerated in 2003 of the crime he did not commit.