On January 3, 2002, Juan Roberto Melendez, an innocent man, was released from Florida's death row after 17 years, eight months and one day.
During February 2010, Juan will be speaking in Colorado. Please join us to hear Juan speak about his experience on Florida's death row. Then you decide if the death penalty is worth executing even one innocent person.
Juan Melendez will be speaking at these events:
- Tuesday, February 9, 2010 at 12:00 Noon. This event is at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Get PDF with complete details.
- Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at 12:00 Noon and 6 p.m. These events are at the University of Denver. Get PDF with complete details.
Lunch or snacks may be provided at the events. Check the event PDFs for details.
Following the Wednesday, February 10, 6 p.m. event, there will be a screening of the documentary film, "Juan Melendez - 6466," followed by a reception with Juan.
The events with Juan Melendez are sponsored by Coloradans for Alternatives Against the Death Penalty, the American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado, and the DU Law School's Chapters of the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy, NLG, and NBLSA.