The lecture defends an orthodox interpretation of the nature of human rights, according to which they are moral rights possessed by all human beings simply in virtue of their humanity. This view is contrasted with two rival conceptions that have gained in popularity in recent years: the reductive view, which identifies human rights with certain human interests, and the political view, which conceives of them as essentially triggers for international intervention or concern. Co-sponsored with the Duke Human Rights Center. For more information, contact Erin Daniel at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Environmental Law Newsletter – 2017
Read about the Environmental Law and Policy Clinic’s first 10 years, a new book on regulating after crises, faculty scholarship, and more.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Prof. Siegel discuss the Court’s recent and upcoming terms, the importance of consensus, and Ginsburg’s legacy at D.C. Summer Institute event.
On the Ground
Students share their experiences working with asylum-seeking families at a south Texas detention center.
CICL Public Lecture: Dr. John Tasioulas
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- Foster: Tax reform can move us closer to American ideals of "equal opportunity, shared sacrifice and common commitment" Medium
- Lawson '12 goes viral with #MeAt14 in effort to "remind people kids deserve protection" Washington Post