Date: October 16 2013 12:00pm
The Death Penalty in America: from Colonial times to the Present” lunch and a talk by Jack Lahr
Admission Fee for Program: $15 members; $20 non-members
Jack Lahr is a retired litigation partner with the Washington DC law office of Foley & Lardner, where he was also active in pro bono litigation. Since the late 1990s, Jack has been involved in capital murder defense litigation in the South, primarily post conviction litigation in Alabama, where he still has two pending cases in Alabama federal district court. Jack is also a former chair of the board of Fair Trial Initiative, a North Carolina public interest law firm that provides lawyer resources for court-appointed capital murder trial defense counsel in North Carolina. Jack has been involved in Innocence Project cases in Virginia and Maryland and appellate murder cases in Virginia.
Sponsored by Washington College Academy of Lifetime Learning.