Public Lecture: Fighting the Death Penalty - 9 August 2018

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A conversation between Julian McMahon SC and Richard Bourke, Director, Louisiana Capital Assistance Centre

Thursday 9 August 2018, 5.30-7.00 pm, Monash Law Chambers, 555 Lonsdale Street Melbourne

An event by Monash Law in collaboration with Reprieve Australia

For more information and to RSVP click HERE 

Join us for a rare chance to see one of America’s leading experts being put on the stand to discuss his challenging work. Having worked at Louisiana Capital Assistance Centre since 2002, Richard Bourke has been on the front line of anti-death penalty case work in the southern states of the USA. Richard will be asked to shed light on the key difficulties his clients face, and on differences between death penalty cases in the USA and Asia. He will reflect on the strategies and debates being played out in his work and nationally, to bring about abolition.

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