This virtual event is part of the Equal Justice Works Alumni Program Launch.
Join us for a special conversation with Peabody Award winner Professor Evan Mandery of John Jay College of Criminal Justice, highlighting the impact of Gregg v. Georgia on vulnerable populations as we approach the 45th Anniversary of the landmark case.
Speaker: Evan Mandery, Professor at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice and expert on the death penalty. Moderator: Natasha Merle ’09, Senior Counsel at the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
Speaker Bio: Evan Mandery is the author of seven books, including four novels. He is the co-creator and executive producer of Artificial, a live, interactive series on Twitch for which he won Peabody and Emmy awards in 2019. A graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School, Evan is also a leading expert on the death penalty. His book, A Wild Justice: The Death and Resurrection of Capital Punishment in America, was a New York Times Editors’ Pick, a Kirkus Best Book of 2013 and received honorable mentions for both the ABA Silver Gavel and the ASLW Scribe awards. A regular contributor to Politico, he is currently working on a book about elite colleges, suburbs, and social mobility. It will be published by The New Press in 2022. Evan is married to Valli Rajah-Mandery, a sociologist. They have three children.
Note: Times are in ET
April 15, 2021
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM