The recipient of two honorary doctor of law degrees, Rubin “Hurricane” Carter is former chair and CEO of Canada’s Association in Defense of the Wrongfully Convicted and currently serves as CEO of Innocence International. His life is the subject of the film The Hurricane, starring Denzel Washington.
Ken Klonsky is a freelance writer and a prisoners’ advocate.
Former antiapartheid activist, leader of the African National Congress, and president of South Africa, Nelson Mandela
is a Nobel laureate and an international advocate for human rights.