Save 30 July for An Evening with Richard Bourke

May 21, 2018 at 11:32 am (Uncategorized)

Julian Wagner Memorial Fund Inc.
Incorporated Association (IA56405 ABN 17 128 052 169)
http://www.jwmf.com.au
Protecting human rights by opposing the death penalty
TC Beirne School of Law, University of Queensland Law Alumni Association,
Australians Against Capital Punishment and
the Julian Wagner Memorial Fund
invite you to reserve
Monday, 30 July 2018, 5:30 pm
for a cocktail function with
Richard Bourke, Director of the Louisiana Capital Assistance Center.
It is proposed that the event will be recorded for broadcast on ABC Radio’s Big Ideas program.
Richard was a leading talent of the Victorian Bar before joining the Louisiana Capital Assistance Center in 2002. He has worked on numerous trials and appeals opposing the death penalty in the United States. As director of the Louisiana Capital Assistance Center, Richard is a leading advocate for change to a system that inflicts its worst injustices on people who are poor and predominantly from disadvantaged backgrounds.
For more details on Richard’s background, see:
https://www.smh.com.au/national/at-deaths-door-20090514-b4r0.html.
To watch Richard’s inspiring and engaging TEDx talk on the death penalty, see: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gVSPVe4mQ5k.
For more details about the Louisiana Capital Assistance Center, see: http://www.thejusticecenter.org/lcac/index.htm
Bookings: Please email Ms Elisa Petranich on AACPbooking@gmail.com or call Tina on: 0423709445
Ticket price: $70 per person ($60 concession)
Time: 5.30 pm, on 30 July 2018
The event will be at the Banco Court, 3rd Floor, QEII Courts Building, George Street, Brisbane
The profits from the function will be shared equally by Australians Against Capital Punishment and the Julian Wagner Memorial Fund Inc. The Julian Wagner Memorial Fund uses the majority of its funds to grant bursaries to Australians who work overseas as volunteer interns on death penalty cases. AACP supports a number of anti-death penalty campaigns mainly in Indonesia and South East Asia.

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