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Nickel on human rights panel at Rutgers

October 14, 2008

James Nickel, Professor of Law at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law and Affiliated Professor of Philosophy, recently participated in a conference, "Human rights in Theory and Practice," at Rutgers University School of Law-Camden.

The conference was held in recognition of the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, adopted by the United Nations in 1948.

Nickel, who is a Visiting Professor of Law this year at Georgetown University Law Center, served on a panel on Philosophical Foundations of Human Rights. The others on the panel were James Griffin of Rutgers and Joseph Raz, Professor of Philosophy of Law and a Fellow of Balliol College at Oxford University, and simultaneously Professor of Law at Columbia University Law School.

Judy Nichols,
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Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law