Jeff Ellis is a criminal defense attorney, law professor, and the president of the Washington Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty.
JEFFERY P. ROBINSON
Jeff Robinson, a shareholder at Schroeter, Goldmark & Bender, is a criminal defense attorney in Seattle, Washington. After graduation from Harvard Law School in 1981, he worked as a Seattle-King County Public Defender and Assistant Federal Public Defender for the Western District of Washington before joining Schroeter, Goldmark & Bender in 1988. He teaches Trial Advocacy at the UW Law School, and is also a member of the faculty of the National Criminal Defense College in Macon, Georgia. He is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. Jeff is also a past president of the Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Silja Talvi is an investigative journalist and essayist, and a senior editor for the political monthly magazine, In These Times. Her book, Women Behind Bars: The Crisis of Women in the U.S. Prison System, will be out November 1, 2007, reflecting hundreds of interviews and nearly two years of national and international travel to women's jails and prisons.
Talvi's articles on social issues--with a particular emphasis on criminal justice, ethnicity and gender--have garnered 12 Society of Professional Journalists regional awards in the Pacific Northwest, as well as four consecutive PASS awards from the National Council on Crime and Delinquency for excellence in magazine journalism, and a 2006 national New American Media award for immigration-related reporting. Her work appears in numerous book anthologies including: Body Outlaws, The W Effect: Bush's War on Women, Prison Nation, as well as the forthcoming books, Prison Profiteers and It's So You, celebrating the intersection of feminism and fashion.
JULY 27 - AUGUST 2, Fri - Thurs at 7 & 9:15 PM (plus Sat & Sun at 3 & 5 PM)
The Northwest film Forum & The Langston Hughes African American Film Festival present in partnership:
THE TRIALS OF DARYL HUNT
*Sponsored by the ACLU of Washington and the Langston Hughes African American Film Festival
DARYL HUNT'S ATTORNEY MARK RABIL IN ATTENDANCE FRI & SAT!
(Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg, USA, 2006,35mm, 106 min)
NW FILM FORUM
1515 12th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122
General $8.50 senior $6.00 member $5.00
Tickets available at the box office or on the NW Film Forum website