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Breakfast Discussion with Malawian Magistrate

Join YSRP and the Philadelphia Bar Association for Breakfast and Conversation with our Mandela Washington Fellow, Chikondi Mandala
From Death to JLWOP: A comparative discussion of Malawi’s elimination of mandatory death sentences and the United States’ elimination of mandatory sentences of life without parole for juveniles
In the past decade, the Malawian Constitutional Court has struck down mandatory death sentences as unconstitutional — and the United States Supreme Court has struck down as unconstitutional mandatory sentences of life in prison without parole for juveniles.  Please join Chikondi Mandala, senior resident magistrate with the Malawian judiciary and Mandela Washington Fellow at the Youth Sentencing & Reentry Project (YSRP), for a comparative discussion of these momentous rulings, including the lessons learned from the efforts to implement them.
            Date: Wednesday, September 14, 6         Date: Wednesday, September 14, Time: 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Location: Pepper Hamilton, LLP 3000 Two Logan Square Eighteenth and Arch Streets Philadelphia, PA 19103-2799 Please RSVP by Monday, 9/12 to: light breakfast will be available Presented By: The Philadelphia Bar Association’s Public Interest Section, Criminal Justice Section, Civil Rights Committee, Legal Rights of Children Committee, and International Law Committee, in partnership with the Youth Sentencing & Reentry Project (YSRP) and Pepper Hamilton, LLP
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