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



Segment 1:

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.


  • 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.




Segment 2:

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.


  • 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.