Death Penalty Information Center
Webinar Series on
Human Rights and the U.S. Death Penalty

Agenda

November 4 – December 2, 2022

Supported by the Foreign Office of the Federal Republic of Germany


Launch Event: Human Rights and the U.S. Death Penalty — Friday, Nov. 4, 2022, 2:00 p.m. Eastern

  • Deputy Head of Mission Axel Dittmann, Federal Republic of Germany
  • Ambassador Stavros Lambrinidis, European Union Delegation to the U.S
  • John Bessler, Esq., Professor, University of Baltimore School of Law. Author of The Death Penalty’s Denial of Fundamental Human Rights.
  • Nathalie Greenfield, Esq., Fellow, Cornell Center on the Death Penalty Worldwide
  • Diann Rust-Tierney, Esq., Adjunct Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center. Author of Race, the Death Penalty, and the Foundations of American Democracy.
  • Robert Dunham, Esq., Executive Director, Death Penalty Information Center

Click here to view a recording of the event.


Webinar: Race and the U.S. Death Penalty — Monday, Nov. 7, 2022, 11:00 a.m. Eastern

  • Kristina Roth, Senior Policy Associate, NAACP Legal Defense Fund
  • Olivia Ensign, Senior Advocate, Human Rights Watch
  • Robert Dunham, Executive Director, Death Penalty Information Center, moderator

Click here to view a recording of the webinar.
To view Mr. Dunham’s PowerPoint on Race, Human Rights, and the U.S. Death Penalty, click here.


Webinar: Excessive Punishment and Conditions of Confinement — Friday, Dec. 2, 2022, 1:00 p.m. Eastern

  • Amy Fettig, Executive Director, The Sentencing Project
  • David Fathi, Director, ACLU National Prison Project
  • Robert Dunham, Executive Director, Death Penalty Information Center, moderator

    Webinar: Secrecy, Execution Methods, and the International Response — Pending Schedule