Jun 28: From Page to Stage Series - Wrongful Convictions: From Leo Frank to Today

06.22.2017 06:15:00
From Page to Stage Series - Wrongful Convictions: From Leo Frank to Today
Writers Theatre and select North Shore libraries are proud to present the tenth annual From Page to Stage series. This comprehensive series of special events, lectures, workshops, and performances are designed to enhance and enrich your appreciation of Parade.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 7:00pm
Hosted by Vernon Area Public Library | 300 Olde Half Day Rd, Lincolnshire, IL 60069

Featuring: Judy Royal, Staff Attorney for the Center on Wrongful Convictions

Parade tells the story of Leo Frank, a Jewish man falsely accused of murder in 1913 Atlanta. Northwestern University's Center on Wrongful Convictions (CWC) aims to reform the criminal justice system so that the events leading up to Leo Frank's untimely end are not repeated. CWC attorney Judy Royal discusses common causes of wrongful convictions and the CWC's most significant victories, plus meet an exoneree who benefited from CWCs work.

This event is FREE and open to the public. Reservation is required. To reserve your seat, please click here.

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