Leitner Human Rights Speaker Series: Maria McFarland Sánchez-Moreno, Drug Policy Alliance – Death, Drugs, and Hope in Latin America and Beyond
March 20, 2018 12:30PM -
Room 3-09, Fordham Law School, 150 W. 62nd Street, New York, NY 10023
Maria McFarland Sanchez-Moreno, the executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance and author of the newly-released narrative non-fiction book, “There Are No Dead Here: A Story of Murder and Denial in Colombia,” will talk about her book, the devastation caused by the “war on drugs” in Colombia and the US, and how ordinary people, including lawyers and activists, can make a difference even in the darkest of times. Maria holds a JD from NYU School of Law and was a Crowley Fellow in 2002-03.
Check out interviews with Ms. McFarland about her new book in New York Times and on Slate’s The Gist podcast.
The Leitner Center will have 12 signed copies of Ms. McFarland’s book to give to students who come to the talk. Sign in at the event to be entered in a drawing to receive a copy of “There Are No Dead Here: A Story of Murder and Denial in Colombia.”
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