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.
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