11/5/2019 The Honorable A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr. Memorial Lecture featuring Brittany K. Barnett

Tue, November 5, 2019 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM EST

Fitts Auditorium 3501 Sansom Street Philadelphia, PA 19104

THE HONORABLE A. LEON HIGGINBOTHAM, JR. MEMORIAL LECTURE

About this Event

Brittany K. Barnett is an attorney and entrepreneur focusing on social impact investing. A fierce advocate for her clients, Barnett was part of the legal team that successfully lobbied for clemency for Alice Marie Johnson.

She is co-founder of the Buried Alive Project, a national organization that works to dismantle life without parole sentences handed down under federal drug laws through transformative litigation, legislation, and humanization.

While working several years as a corporate attorney, Brittany was committed to pro bono representation of clients in federal prison. Her dedication to this life changing work paid off tremendously – resulting in executive clemency for numerous clients from President Obama and President Trump, as well as freedom for several additional clients through the federal court system.

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