Defending Americain the Age of Mass Incarceration

The O’Hara Lecture in Law and Politics
Defending America in the
Age of Mass Incarceration
Dawn Porter’s 2014
documentary, Gideon’s
Army, featured three black
public defenders working
in the American South. It
premiered on HBO and won
the Ridenhour Award for best
documentary film.
Her second film project, Spies
of Mississippi, debuted on
PBS in 2014.
Dawn Porter
Criminal Justice System Reformer,
Attorney, Documentary Filmmaker
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
7:00 pm • 128 Pearson Hall
Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
Sponsored by the Departments of Political Science, History, Sociology &
Gerontology, and Media, Journalism & Film; American Studies, Black World Studies,
and Pre-Law Programs; and The Office of Diversity Affairs
For more information, contact the Dept. of
Political Science at 513-529-2000.
College of Arts and Science
This lecture is free and open to the public.
No tickets required. Reception to follow.