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Prof. Larry Helfer, Duke University: "Redesigning the European Court of Human Rights"

Join us for a lunchtime lecture by Larry Helfer, Co-Director of the Duke Center for International and Comparative Law at Duke University, titled "Redesigning the European Court of Human Rights." His talk will be followed by discussion with members of the UCLA community.

Thursday, September 10, 2009
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
UCLA Law School, Room 3467
Los Angeles, CA 90095

To read the Helfer's detailed paper on this topic, titled Redesigning the European Court of Human Rights: Embeddedness as a Deep Structural Principle of the European Human Rights Regime, go to http://ssrn.com/abstract=1021798 or download the file here: Helfer_Paper.pdf.


Laurence R. Helfer is the Harry R. Chadwick Sr. Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Duke Center for International and Comparative Law at Duke University. His research interests include interdisciplinary analysis of international law and institutions, human rights, international litigation and dispute settlement, international intellectual property law and policy, and lesbian and gay rights. He is the co-author of the forthcoming casebook, Human Rights (2d edition, Foundation Press, 2009), and author of the monograph, Intellectual Property Rights in Plant Varieties: International Legal Regimes and Policy Options for National Governments (United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, 2004). In addition, Helfer has authored more than 50 publications and has lectured widely on his diverse research interests.

Cost :

Free admission.

Sponsor(s): Burkle Center for International Relations, International Human Rights Law Program at UCLA School of Law