Execution by the Numbers


Thursday, October 8, 2020, 12:00pm


Virtual Panel Discussion

Join award-winning Producer/Co-Director Paula J. Caplan in a discussion about the continued execution of persons with Intellectual Disabilities (low IQs) despite a 2002 SCOTUS ruling that such executions are illegal. Caplan, who is completing a film on the topic called Execution by the Numbers, will preview the trailer and join others in a conversation about this troubling reality.

• Nancy Haydt, lawyer and Executive Director of Death Penalty Focus
• Henderson Hill, Senior Counsel, ACLU’s Capital Punishment Project
• Diann Rust-Tierney, Executive Director, National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty
• Paula J. Caplan, documentary filmmaker and Associate, Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard, and Project Director of Voices of Diversity

Co-sponsored with the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race & Justice