In late August, Columbia resident Shakir Hamoodi began serving a three-year prison sentence for violating trade sanctions against Iraq. We explore the details of his unusual case, along with some of the larger moral and legal issues his situation raises.
Frank Bowman, professor of law, University of Missouri
Whitney Dreier, editor, Inside Columbia magazine
Peter Vallentyne, professor, University of Missouri Department of Philosophy
Tony Flesor, journalist who profiled the case for Inside Columbia magazine (joining the program by phone)
- To read a summary of supporting letters submitted as part of an Official Petition for Executive Clemency (mentioned by caller David Finke during the program), click the link below: