Arizona Justice Project lawyer honored Phoenix lawyer Larry Hammond, an advocate for death-penalty fairness, will receive the Morris Dees Justice Award in New York City on Nov. 18. Among other things, Hammond has worked to correct systemic problems in death-penalty cases and for representing death-penalty defendants. Hammond started the Arizona Justice Project and helps lead the Arizona Capital Representation Project. The University of Alabama School of Law and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom will give the award.
Courtesy of The Arizona Republic, September 12, 2010.