Event — New-York Historical Society

Lectures & Conversations: Justice and Race

Where: The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society

170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024

When: Tuesday, February 9, 2016, 6:30 pm

Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series

Featuring: Bryan Stevenson, Brent Staples (moderator)

Details: Bryan Stevenson, one of the nation’s foremost lawyers, has dedicated his career to defending the poor, the wrongly condemned, and women and children trapped in the farthest reaches of the criminal justice system. In an intimate conversation, Stevenson charts his remarkable journey to combat injustice and racial discrimination and explores how compassion can transform our courts.

Bryan Stevenson is the founder and Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative and the author of award-winning bestseller, Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption. Brent Staples (moderator) writes on a wide range of topics—including politics, culture, race, education, and prison policy—for The New York Times editorial board.

Cost: $34 (members $20)

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