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Poster with picture of Professor Diann Rust-Tierney. Text reads "Human Rights Institute's Annual Drinan chair lecture on human rights". Race, the Death Penalty, and the Foundations of American Democracy. tuesday, March 29 3:30 P.M. 500 1st St NW, 9th Floor. Open to all Georgetown Law students, faculty, staff, and the general public. Refreshments will be served. Accommodation requests should be made by 3/22 to Olivia Engling (

More about Diann Rust-Tierney:

Professor Rust-Tierney is a recognized and respected leader with decades of experience advocating for civil rights and human rights. She has more than 30 years of experience in federal legislative and executive branch advocacy on civil and human rights and spent the last 16 years as executive director of the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty. As Drinan Chair, she participates in Human Rights Institute programming, serve as a resource for students and faculty, and teaches “Human Rights Advocacy: Lessons from the Campaign to End the Death Penalty and Other Human Rights Campaigns.”