Senator John F. Kerry to discuss “The Rule of Law in World Affairs,” November 2, 2012

Senator John F. Kerry

The Honorable John F. Kerry, United States Senator from Massachusetts, will present a talk entitled “The Rule of Law in World Affairs.” Senator Kerry will discuss promoting the rule of law in the Middle East at a time of transition, Iran and the utility of multilateral sanctions, and the role of treaties (New START and Law of the Sea) in keeping Americans safe and America secure. The lecture will be held on Friday, November 2, 2012, at 2 p.m. in the Lady Bird Johnson Auditorium on the University of Texas at Austin campus. A reception will be held after the lecture, at 3:00 p.m.

The event is sponsored by the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs and the School of Law at the University of Texas at Austin, and the James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy at Rice University, under the auspices of the Law School’s James A. Baker III Chair in the Rule of Law in World Affairs.

No rsvp or tickets required. Seating is general admission on a first come, first served basis. For additional information, please contact Teri Raeke at or 512-232-1221.

PLEASE NOTE: Senator Kerry’s talk was originally scheuduled for Friday, September 7, 2012.