Sister Helen Prejean to visit the University of St. Thomas School of Law
Death penalty opponent Sister Helen Prejean will speak at the University of St. Thomas School of Law on Monday, Oct. 22, in the Schulze Grand Atrium in the School of Law building.
Her talk, “Dead Man Walking – The Journey Continues,” will begin at 12:30 p.m. and will conclude by 1:30 p.m.
Prejean is an outspoken death penalty opponent who has written extensively about the subject. Her books include The Death of Innocents and Dead Man Walking, the book on which the film was based. Over the years she has been honored by many groups for her prison ministry.
Her appearance at the School of Law is sponsored by the American Constitution Society, a student group.
St. Thomas students, faculty and staff who wish to attend are asked to R.S.V.P. at firstname.lastname@example.org for the speech and a light lunch.
For more information on the event or the American Constitution Society e-mail Dave Corbett.