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Human rights scholar to present HR '98 lecture Jan. 28
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Human rights scholar John Dugard, professor emeritus
at the University of Witwatersrand in South Africa will present a free
and public lecture at 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28 in the Levitt Auditorium
located in the Boyd Law Building.
Dugard's lecture, "Dealing with Crimes of the Past: The South African
Experience," will be presented as part of Global Focus: HR'98, the
UI's yearlong commemoration of various human rights events. Dugard, professor
of public international law at the University of Leiden in The Netherlands,
is visiting the UI Jan. 22-30 and is this year's John F. Murray Distinguished
He is the author of "International Criminal Law and Procedure,"
"Last Years of Apartheid: Civil Liberties in South Africa," and
"Human Rights and the South African Legal Order."