Misty Thomas is Director of the Death Penalty Due Process Review Project. She has a diverse background in criminal defense, civil legal services, and public policy advocacy. Previously, Thomas was at the Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless where she was the senior Affordable Housing Initiative attorney representing homeless individuals and low-income tenants, conducting public education about issues surrounding poverty and discrimination, and advocating to various governmental bodies for more humane and effective laws and regulations.
Legal Talk Network Producer Laurence Colletti interviews Misty Thomas, the director of the Death Penalty Due Process Review Project, and Virginia Sloan, Chair of the project’s Steering Committee at the 2015 ABA Midyear Meeting. They discuss how the project emerged from the ABA’s 1997 resolution promoting a suspension of executions and current death penalty issues.
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