HRS Fall 2007

Thursday, October 18:

Marty Rouse, National Field Director, Human Rights Campaign (HRC),“Discrimination? That’s So Gay.”; and Daniel R. Pinello, Prof. of Government, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, “Lobbying Legislatures for Social Reform: The Case of Same-Sex Marriage in New York State,” Room: 9206

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Tuesday, November 13:

Steve Nave, State/Regional Death Penalty Abolition Coordinator and National Steering Committee Vice-Chairperson, Amnesty International, “The Death Penalty in the United States: Why Capital Punishment Should Be Abolished,” Room: 9205

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Tuesday, December 4:

 Jeremy Perelman, Skirball Fellow, Human Rights Program, Harvard Law School,“Right to Health Advocacy: Comparative and Critical Perspectives from the Ground,” Room: 9204

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Spring 2008

Tuesday February 19, 2008

Marnia Lazreg, Professor of Sociology, Hunter College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, “Torture and Anti-Subversive War: A Lesser or Greater Evil?” 

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Thursday March 13, 2008

Darius Rejali, Professor of Political Science, Reed College,” Torture, Democracy and Our Future”, John Jay College of Criminal Justice.

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Tuesday April 15, 2008

Shayana Kadidal, Senior Managing Attorney, Guantánamo Global Justice Initiative, The Center for Constitutional Rights, New York City, “Lessons from Guantánamo”, John Jay College of Criminal Justice      

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