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Words From A Daughter

August 26 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The Alabama Law Office of Diversity and Inclusion, the Black Law Students Association, and the Criminal Law Society are proud to co-host Words from a Daughter on August 26th at 5:00 p.m. CDT.  The event will feature a live conversation between Shanaye Poole and renowned journalist Beth Shelburne.

Shanaye Poole is the daughter of Toforest Johnson who has been facing execution on Alabama’s Death Row for the past 25 years. Mr. Johnson has garnered national attention because of his strong case for actual innocence.  Both Jefferson County District Attorney Danny Carr and the lead trial prosecutor in Mr. Johnson’s original case have called for publicly called for a new trial.