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Documentary 'Robert Blecker Wants Me Dead' shows Friday

Film explores friendship between death penalty advocate and child murderer


Award winning documentary film "Robert Blecker Wants Me Dead" will be shown at 7 p.m. Friday, March 30, in Baker University Center 240/242.

The film features the unlikely friendship that develops between New York Law School Professor Robert Blecker, a retributivist advocate of the death penalty, and convicted murderer Daryl Holton, a man on death row for killing his four children. 

Blecker will host a discussion after the film. He will be visiting Athens as a panelist for the Baker Peace Conference, which takes place March 29-30 in Baker University Center.

All of the events are free and open to the public. To view the trailer of the film, click here.