November 1, 2007
“Execution” Film and Panel Discussion at School of Law November 8
The movie is a drama about two fictitious documentary filmmakers who memorialized the last week of a condemned man’s life and portrays their efforts to bring the application of the death penalty into public view. Moore, who plays the condemned man, is one of the only men in America released from death row– even though he was convicted of a capital crime. Moore was freed after members of victim’s family, who forgave him, spoke on his behalf at his parole hearing.
Members of the panel include Moore, his wife, Donna Jo Jacks Moore; “Execution” director Steven Scaffidi; and School of Law Professor Joe Metcalfe. Professor Barbara Aldave will moderate the discussion. Aldave and The National Lawyers Guild are sponsors of the event.