February 5, 2013 STAFF/STU

Today: Is Justice Served? Speakers regarding the issue of wrongful conviction at JCU

Rev. Neil Kookoothe and Joe D’Ambrosio are coming to John Carroll University to share their real life experiences with the flaws of the criminal justice system on Tuesday, Feb. 5, from 7:30-9 p.m. in the LSC Conference Room of the DJ Lombardo Student Center.

Fr. Kookoothe is a Catholic priest, lawyer, nurse, and advocate for the social justice issue of wrongful conviction. Mr. D’Ambrosio is a victim of wrongful conviction. Their story is incredibly moving and eye opening to the real issue of wrongful conviction of innocent people.

This event is sponsored by the various groups at JCU: the Arrupe Scholars Program; the Office of Catholic Studies; the Peace, Justice, & Human Rights Program; the Political Science Department; the Program in Applied Ethics; and the Psychology Department.

For more information, please contact Sadie Curtin at scurtin13@jcu.edu.