First Annual Death Penalty Symposium

September 19, 2005

“A Personal Perspective from Death Row”
Gary Gauger, Former Death Row Inmate
10 a.m.-10:50, Faculty Seminar Room (LC 243)

“The Growing Conservative Opposition to the Death Penalty"
Michael Radelet, Professor of Sociology and Chair of the Department of Sociology, University of Colorado at Boulder
11-11:50 a.m., Faculty Seminar Room (LC 243)

“Anatomy of a Wrongful Conviction: Theoretical Implications and Practical Solutions”
Daniel S. Medwed, Associate Professor of Law, S. J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah
12-12:50 p.m., Faculty Seminar Room (LC 243)
(Co-sponsored with the Integrated Studies Program and the Constitution Day Initiative Committee)

Panel discussion:
“Post-Conviction Litigation in Utah”
Jensie Anderson, University of Utah-S.J. Quinney College of Law, President, Rocky Mountain Innocence Center
Tom Brunker, Utah State Attorney General's Office
Erik Luna, University of Utah-S.J. Quinney College of Law;
Erin Riley, Utah State Attorney General's Office
Board of Directors, Rocky Mountain Innocence Center
Moderator: Daniel S. Medwed, Associate Professor of Law, S. J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah
1-1:50 p.m.

Evening Panel Discussion:
“Personal and Academic Perspectives on Capital Punishment”
Gary Gauger, Former Death Row inmate
Sandy McGunigall-Smith, Assistant Professor of Legal Studies, UVSC
Michael Radelet, Professor of Sociology, Chair, Department of Sociology, University of Colorado at Boulder
7-8:30 p.m., Faculty Seminar Room (LC 243)

(Co-sponsored with the Integrated Studies and Legal Studies Programs)

News Article

Deseret News Article about Symposium


Previous RJDP Symposia at UVU

1st Annual Symposium on Restorative Justice and the Death Penalty: A Personal Perspective from Death Row
2nd Annual Symposium on Restorative Justice and the Death Penalty: Sister Helen Prejean, Dead Man Walking
3rd Annual Symposium on Restorative Justice and the Death Penalty
4th Annual Symposium on Restorative Justice and the Death Penalty: Punishment and the Dealth Penalty
5th Annual Symposium on Restorative Justice and the Death Penalty
6th Annual Symposium on Restorative Justice and the Death Penalty: What Does Justice Require?
7th Annual Symposium on Restorative Justice and the Death Penalty: Humanity and Justice - The Possibility 
8th Annual Symposium on Restorative Justice and the Death Penalty: From Capital Punishment to Restorative Justice - Where Does America Stand?
9th Annual Symposium on Restorative Justice and the Dealth Penalty: Why does the U.S. retain the Death Penalty?



Resources

The Death Penalty Information Center
Amnesty International

Gary Gauger Speaks at UVSC

Gary Gauger, who was wrongly convicted of killing his parents and sentenced to die, speaks at UVSC.

Photo Credit: Stuart Johnson, Deseret Morning News