Professor James Nickel Participates In Workshop on the Human Right to Science


Professor James Nickel participated in a one-day workshop at the University of Delaware which focused on the human right to benefit from science. The event brought together legal philosophers and ethicists at the Delaware Biotechnology Institute to consider the roles of science and engineering in improving living conditions in the developing world as well as in the United States. Professor Nickel holds a joint appointment in the Philosophy Department and the Law School at the University of Miami. He teaches and writes in human rights law and theory, political philosophy, philosophy of law, and constitutional law.