March 10, 2006 15:25 Age: 8 yrs

Professor Perry to Speak on Capital Punishment at Brooklyn Law School

By: Carolyn E. Wright

Michael J. Perry, Robert W. Woodruff Professor of Law, will present, “Does Capital Punishment Violate the Eighth Amendment? And Even if it Does, Should the Supreme Court So Rule?” Tuesday, April 04, 4:00 – 5:00 PM at the Subotnick Center, Brooklyn Law School. Perry will speak as a Visiting Scholar-in-Residence of the Brooklyn Law School.

Perry is one of the nation's leading authorities on the relationship of morality and the law. He has written extensively on some of the most contentious issues of American law and politics, and is the author of nine books, published by Oxford, Cambridge and Yale University presses, and over 60 articles and essays. Perry received his A.B. from Georgetown University and his J.D. from Columbia University.

The Brooklyn Law School is located at 250 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn, New York 11201. Directions to the school are available here: www.brooklaw.edu/map/

To attend Perry’s speech in Brooklyn, you may RSVP at www.brooklaw.edu/rsvp by March 28, 2006.

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