CityViews 11/29/12: Free at Last/The Hindu Festival of Lights

 

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He pleaded not guilty to a St. Louis murder, but a jury took less than an hour to convict Darryl Burton of capital murder. At age 22, Burton got a life sentence and it took 24 years for the wrongful conviction to be overturned. On Thursday, we’ll talk about Burton’s case, innocence and justice.

Guests:

  • Darryl Burton
  • Jensie Anderson, University of Utah Law School and Rocky Mountain Innocence Center

Darryl Burton will speak about his experience on Thursday, Nov. 29 at 12:15 p.m. in the the Sutherland Moot Courtroom at the S.J. Quinney College of Law. The event is free and open to the public and includes a complimentary lunch.

 

 

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Diwali, the annual Festival of Lights, is one of the most important celebrations of the year for Hindus. On Thursday, we’ll learn more about Diwali and the spiritual practices of Hinduism.

Guests:

  • Indra Neelameggham
  • Dr. Deepak Sarma

 

The annual Cultural and Religious Pluralism Conference presents “Diwali, a Festival of Lights, Music and Unity” through several events at the City Library Nov. 29 – Dec. 1.  for a full listing of events.

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