October 2, 2012
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TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)
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What is "human rights" and where do they come from?

Professor Karen Engle will be giving a talk on human rights basis. Great event for those either looking to pursue a human rights career or wanting to learn more about what human rights is all about.

About Professor Engle:

She is the Chair in Law of Minerva House Drysdale Regents and Founder and Co-director of the Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice. She is also an affiliated faculty member of Latin American Studies and of Women's and Gender Studies.

Professor Engle received her J.D. magna cum laude from Harvard Law School and her undergraduate degree from Baylor University. Following law school, she clerked for Judge Jerre S. Williams on the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, and then served as a a post-doctoral Ford Fellow in Public International Law at Harvard Law School.

She teaches courses and specialized seminars in public international law, international human rights law and employment discrimination.

Specific audiences:
  • Texas Law students
  • Prospective students
  • Texas Law alumni
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • General public
Sponsored by:
  • Human Rights Law Society

If you need an accommodation to participate in this event, please contact the sponsor listed above or the Texas Law Special Events Office at no later than seven business days prior to the event.