LSU Law Center Public Forum to Address Pending Supreme Court Case

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The LSU Law Center’s Public Interest Law Society (PILS) and the Jean and George Pugh Institute for Justice will host a public forum on Wednesday, April 2 to discuss Louisiana v Kennedy, a Supreme Court case scheduled for hearing the week of April 14, 2008.

The case relates to whether capital punishment can be imposed for rape of a child.

The forum will be conducted by Jelpi Picou, Director of the Capital Appeals Project, and LSU Law Professor Paul Baier.

The event will be held on Wednesday, April 2 at 12:40 p.m. in Room 108 of the LSU Law Center.

For more information, contact Jared Barras at email: PughInstitute@law.lsu.edu, or Karen Soniat, ksonia2@law.lsu.edu or 225/578-8645.

Related web sites: http://host.law.lsu.edu/pughinstitute/

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