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Held once a year in the spring, the George Abel and Mathilde Schwab Dreyfous Lecture brings to Tulane speakers in the area of civil and human rights law. This year's lecturer Catherine E. Lhamon, Chair of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, appointed to a six-year term by President Obama in 2016.

Professor James Stewart of University of British Columbia offers a lecture "Will prosecuting the pillage of blood diamonds prevent atrocities?"

Professor Stewart was an Appeals Counsel with the Prosecution of the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, and he has also worked for the Legal Division of the International Committee of the Red Cross and the Prosecution of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda. His principal scholarly work is on the relationship between atrocity, commerce, and international criminal justice.

Join Tulane Law School for the annual Eason-Weinmann Lecture on International & Comparative Law. 

Join Tulane Law School for the annual Eason-Weinmann Lecture on International & Comparative Law.  This year's guest lecturer is Professor Colm O’Cinneide, who teaches Constitutional and Human Rights Law at University College London (UCL). A graduate of University College Cork, the University of Edinburgh and King’s Inns in Dublin, he was called to the Irish Bar and went on to work as a legal adviser in the British House of Lords before joining UCL in 2001.

Journalism, criminal justice reform and social media intersect at this year’s Phelps Lecture on First Amendment Law with leading legal journalist and Yale Law School lecturer Emily Bazelon.
Dorothy Roberts,  George A. Weiss University Professor of Law and Sociology and the Raymond Pace and Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander Professor of Civil Rigts at University of Pennsylvannia Law School, is the Dreyfous Lecturer for 2019.

A conversation with political activist and CNN and NPR legal analyst Angela Rye as part of Tulane Law School's Black Law Alumni Weekend.

 

The William Tetley Lecture in Maritime Law will be delivered by Rear Admiral Steven Andersen, Judge Advocate General and Chief Counsel of the U.S. Coast Guard. Andersen is a graduate of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy  and the George Mason University School of Law.  His lecture is titled, "Taking drugs off the water: Where domestic and international law converge.”

 

Emily Bazelon (Staff Writer, The New York Times Magazine and Truman Capote Fellow for Creative Writing and Law, Yale Law School) will deliver the annual Phelps Lecture, which is dedicated to First Amendment law and related fields.

Ross Garber will deliver a lecture on Constitution Day, which commemorates the anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution.

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