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Attendees at the Feb. 15 panel discussion on the death penalty line up with questions. Panelists included: (l-r) Norman Fletcher, retired chief justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia; Susan Casey, lawyer for death row inmate Kelly Gissendaner; Sister Helen Prejean, CSJ, author and advocate against the death penalty; and Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory.

Atlanta

Panelists share experience of ‘waking up’ to death penalty injustice

ATLANTA—Some 400 people heard from a panel of religious and legal leaders opposed to the death penalty at Holy Innocents’ Episcopal Church Feb. 15. The panel consisted of spiritual leaders of the Catholic and Episcopal churches in north Georgia, a former chief justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia, a lawyer who has represented a […] Full Story