The Death Penalty Project: Professor Saul Lehrfreund MBE

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  • Cambridge Law Faculty published this video item, entitled “The Death Penalty Project: Professor Saul Lehrfreund MBE” – below is their description.

    Speaker: Professor Saul Lehrfreund MBE, Co-Founder and Co-Executive Director of The Death Penalty Project

    The Death Penalty Project is an international legal action charity based at Simons Muirhead & Burton LLP. It aims to use the law to protect prisoners facing execution and achieve fairer and more human justice systems around the world. Saul Lehrfreund MBE has dedicated his career to representing prisoners facing the death penalty in criminal and constitutional proceedings around the world and before human rights courts and other international bodies. He has also participated in expert delegations to Japan, China, Taiwan and India focusing on criminal justice reforms and the potential for restriction and abolition of the death penalty. Saul Lehrfreund MBE is a leading authority on capital punishment and international human rights law and has published and lectured extensively on these topics.

    The video featured in the presentation is available at: https://www.deathpenaltyproject.org/knowledge/failed-justice-innocent-on-death-row/

    For more information about the Cambridge Pro Bono Project see: https://www.law.cam.ac.uk/aboutsocieties/cpp

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