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Ohio University Constitution Day Lecture

Please join us for the 2013 Constitution Day Lecture by Professor Bert B. Lockwood, director of the Urban Morgan Institute for Human Rights at the University of Cincinnati School of Law.

The lecture will consider the complex relationship between international human rights law and constitutional legal frameworks
in the United States today.

The event is sponsored by the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost and the Center for
Law, Justice & Culture. It is open to all students, faculty, and public.

He is the long-standing editor-in-chief of Human Rights Quarterly, one of the world's leading human rights journals, published by The Johns Hopkins University Press. He is the founder and editor for more than 20 years of the Human Rights book series through the University of Pennsylvania Press.

In addition to his scholarly expertise in the field of human rights, Lockwood maintains active and extensive involvement with human rights organizations and advocates around the world, including serving a three-year term on the board of directors of Amnesty International, USA.

He also has served on advisory committees for a number of academic institutions, including the Board of Overseers of the Human Rights Institute at the University of Connecticut, and he co-founded the International Human Rights Education Consortium, a project that focused on undergraduate human rights education and curricula.

For more information, please contact Haley Duschinski, director of the Center for Law, Justice & Culture, at duschins@ohio.edu.

 



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Published: Sep 11, 2013