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The Trial of the Century Debate
Odell Johnson Performing Arts Center Laney College
Oakland, CA
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The Trial of the Century Debate
Not to be missed! The Peralta Community College District is hosting an historic debate on "THE" Trial of the 20th Century: The 1994-95 O.J. Simpson Murder Trial? The 1968 Huey P. Newton Death Penalty Trial? The 1972 Angela Davis Conspiracy Trial? or none of the above?

Vote with $$ for your choice. Fund-raiser benefits Restorative Justice for Oakland Youth (RJOY)www.rjoyoakland.org and film project, "The Real Trial of the 20th Century." www.filmmakerscollab.org

Moderator: James Brosnahan, Morrison Foerster
Distinguished Panelists:
Civil Rights Atty. John Burris (arguing for the O.J. Simpson trial he covered as a TV commentator)
Former SNCC General Counsel Howard Moore (arguing for the Angela Davis trial he helped win in 1972)
2011 top criminal defense lawyer Doron Weinberg (arguing for the 1968 Huey Newton death penalty case)

Each of these three trials was named first choice by at least one legal expert. The panel will also discuss several other headline trials as candidates for No. 1. The audience will vote by putting money in one of four ballot boxes. Vote early, often, ranked choice or single candidate.  No contribution limits ala Citizens United.

Predebate welcome and introduction of charitable  recipients 6:30 p.m.-7 p.m. DEBATE 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Odell Johnson Perf. Arts Center Laney College          

co-sponsored by Democratic Lawyers Club of Alameda County, Equal Justice Society, Women Lawyers of Alameda County and the S.F. Chapter of he National Lawyers Guild


Odell Johnson Performing Arts Center Laney College (View)
900 Fallon Street
Oakland, CA 94607
United States



Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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