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Sentenced to Life for an Accident Miles Away

Thursday, March 7, 2024 @ 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm

Room 132, Law Building
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Lunch will be provided at 12:45 PM

A Draconian Legal Doctrine called Felony Murder has put thousands of Americans – Disproportionately Young and Black – In Prison.

Join us to hear more about the modern felony-murder doctrine, “a distinctly American innovation.”

Sarah Stillman
Sarah Stillman is a staff writer at The New Yorker. She teaches journalism at Yale and runs the Yale Investigative Reporting Lab, a non-profit newsroom creating new models for public-interest coverage of climate change, criminal law, migration, and more.

Sponsored by:

Criminal Law & Justice Center
Investigative Reporting Program, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism
Mass Media at Berkeley Law


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132 Law Building


Criminal Law & Justice Center
Mass Media at Berkeley Law

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