An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind.  - Gandhi

UCO Free Screening of “The Last Defense” Documentary

The University of Central Oklahoma (UCO) will host a free public screening of the ABC documentary The Last Defense examining the case of Julius Darius Jones. The event will be held on Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, from 6 – 9 p.m., on the east side of campus in the Lecture Hall of the Liberal Arts Building South, on E. Hurd Street, off S. Baumann Avenue in Edmond. (Bldg. 30 – see map).  Free parking available. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

Panelists will include: Brenda McCray, Investigator at the Oklahoma County Public Defender Office; Jimmy Lawson, Rose State College adjunct professor, founder of the John Marshall Impact Team, and longtime friend of Julius; Rex Friend, attorney and Oklahoma Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty board member; and Rev. Sheri Dickerson, director of Black Lives Matter Oklahoma. McCray and Lawson both appear in the documentary.

The Nov. 15 event is sponsored by the UCO Master of Public Administration Program, Pi Alpha Alpha Global Honor Society for Public Affairs & Administration, UCO Debate Club, Criminal Justice Club at UCO, Pi Sigma Alpha Honor Society in Political Science, Julius Jones Think Tank, and Oklahoma Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (OK-CADP).

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