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College of Law: “The Defamation Experience” Play

Date: Time: 11:00 am–1:00 pm
McCollum Hall Room: 115
Additional Info: LAW
Contact: Molly Brummond, 402-472-8375, molly.brummond@unl.edu
The play is a courtroom drama that explores issues of race, class, religion, gender and the law with a twist—the audience serves as the jury. The program, which includes audience deliberation and a facilitated discussion, is a unique opportunity to engage in civil discourse about pressing social issues.

The play centers on a defamation lawsuit between a south side African-American female business owner and a wealthy Jewish north shore real estate developer. Following the 75-minute trial, the judge will lead the audience through deliberation. An audience vote will decide the outcome of the trial.

A limited number of tickets are available in the College of Law Dean’s Office. The performance is sponsored by the John Gradwohl Family and the College of Law’s Multi-Cultural Legal Society.

Additional Public Info:
https://defamationtheplay.com/

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