Near the end of the nineteenth century, Mark Twain underscored the complex links between social institutions and identity in his satire of slavery "Pudd'nhead Wilson". In "Just Mercy", 120 years later, Bryan Stevenson explores race, class, and the American criminal justice system through his central story of Walter McMillian who was released from prison in 1993 after spending six years on death row for a crime that he didn't commit.
join Pam Jenning (former head of the Mira Costa High School English Dept. and Scott Wood (a law professor at Loyola Marymount University for a three-part series that examines both works and their powerful connections. RSVP essential. 9/28, 10/5 & 10/18/16
Weekly on Wednesday
Sep 28, 2016
Oct 05, 2016
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"American Justice and Identity" with Pam Jenning and Scott Wood.
Near the end of the nineteenth century, Mark Twain underscored the complex links between social institutions and identity in his satire of slavery... More info at www.digmb.com/events/98966/-american-justice-and-identity-with-pam-jenning-and-scott-wood-
Pages, a Bookstore - Manhattan Beach, CA 904 Manhattan Ave. , Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
$60 - Two books and three sessions.
Downtown Manhattan Beach