Entries tagged with “Henderson Hill

Policy Issues

Race

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History of the Death Penalty

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Oct 07, 2020

Groundbreaking Racist Roots’ Project Exposes Racism Endemic in North Carolina’s Death Penalty

North Carolinas death penal­ty is a weapon of social con­trol root­ed in a racist past. That is the mes­sage of a ground­break­ing new col­lab­o­ra­tive project, Racist Roots: Origins of North Carolina’s Death Penalty, by the Durham-based defense orga­ni­za­tion Center for Death Penalty Litigation (CDPL).

Jun 26, 2020

Henderson Hill and the North Carolina Racial Justice Act

In the June 2020 episode of Discussions with DPIC, Henderson Hill (pic­tured), Senior Counsel at the American Civil Liberties Union Capital Punishment Project, speaks with Death Penalty Information Center Executive Director Robert Dunham about North Carolina’s Racial Justice Act. Hill, who has spent decades as a pub­lic defend­er, cap­i­tal defense attor­ney, and civ­il rights advo­cate, is cur­rent­ly rep­re­sent­ing North Carolina death-row pris­on­ers in the Racial Justice Act lit­i­ga­tion chal­leng­ing their death sentences.

Policy Issues

Race

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Jun 30, 2020

New Podcast: Henderson Hill and North Carolina’s Historic Racial Justice Act Rulings

In the June 2020 episode of Discussions with DPIC, Henderson Hill (pic­tured), Senior Counsel at the American Civil Liberties Union Capital Punishment Project, speaks with Death Penalty Information Center Executive Director Robert Dunham about North Carolinas Racial Justice Act. Hill, who has spent decades as a pub­lic defend­er, cap­i­tal defense attor­ney, and civ­il rights advo­cate, is cur­rent­ly rep­re­sent­ing North Carolina death-row pris­on­ers in the Racial Justice Act lit­i­ga­tion chal­leng­ing their death sentences.