Miami Law’s lecture series on human rights is named in honor of the late Louis Henkin, a prominent law professor at Columbia University who was one of the founders of the academic study of human rights and who helped educate a whole generation of human rights lawyers, scholars, and activists, including some Miami Law professsors. Miami Law created a lecture series in his memory, which has included the following lectures by illustrious speakers:
Race, Gender, and Nation in an Age of Shifting Borders: Catherine Powell, Professor of Law, Fordham University School of Law. Click here to watch the October 15, 2019 lecture.
Examining Human Rights and Global Business – A New Frontier: Michael Posner, Professor, New York University Stern School of Business. Click here to watch the September 15, 2014 lecture.
Destroying What We Seek to Protect: Interrogation, Values and U.S. Foreign Policy: Alberto Mora, J.D. ’81, Former General Counsel to the Navy. Click here to watch the September 30, 2013 lecture. Read Article.
Rights at War: The Interface between Human and Constitutional Rights and the Laws of Armed Conflict: Sarah H. Cleveland, Louis Henkin Professor of Human Rights and Constitutional Law, Columbia University Law School. Click here to watch the September 13, 2012 lecture.