Richard Bourke at the Banco Court on 30 July- A Night not to be Missed

June 7, 2018 at 11:51 pm (Uncategorized)

 

Julian Wagner Memorial Fund Inc.

Incorporated Association (IA56405   ABN 17 128 052 169)

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 a cocktail function with

Richard Bourke, Director of the Louisiana Capital Assistance Center.

 

 

Date: Monday, 30 July 2018, 5.30pm

Venue: Banco Court, Level 3, 415 George Street, Brisbane

RSVP: 23 July, 2018

Bookings: Please email Ms Elisa Petranich on AACPbooking@gmail.com or call Tina on: 0423709445

Ticket price: $70 per person ($60 concession)

RSVP 23 July 2018

 

 

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

 

Julian Wagner Memorial Fund Inc.

Incorporated Association (IA56405   ABN 17 128 052 169)

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 a cocktail function with

Richard Bourke, Director of the Louisiana Capital Assistance Center.

 

 

Date: Monday, 30 July 2018, 5.30pm

Venue: Banco Court, Level 3, 415 George Street, Brisbane

RSVP: 23 July, 2018

Bookings: Please email Ms Elisa Petranich on AACPbooking@gmail.com or call Tina on: 0423709445

Ticket price: $70 per person ($60 concession)

RSVP 23 July 2018

 

 

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 

Please note: This event replaces the AACP World Day Against the Death Penalty dinner normally held in October.

 

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.

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 

Please note: This event replaces the AACP World Day Against the Death Penalty dinner normally held in October.

 

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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