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NYU’s Center On Law and Security Hosts “Rights in Conflict: Case Studies,” Feb. 27

February 20, 2008
N-282, 2007-08

Law School Contact: Maggie McQuade
212.992.8640 mcquadem@juris.law.nyu.edu

NYU’s Center on Law and Security will present an open forum discussion on the influence of Sharia law in the broad context of international human rights concerns on Wed., Feb. 27, 6:00-7:30 p.m. at NYU School of Law’s Lipton Hall, 108 W. 3rd Street (between MacDougal and Sullivan Streets). Subways: A, B, C, D, E, F, V (West 4th Street). The event is free and open to the public, which may RSVP to cls@juris.law.nyu.edu. For more information, call 212.992.8854.

Participants in the forum are Reza Aslan, author of No god but God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam, and Ricardo Rene Laremont, professor of political science and sociology and interim dean of Harpur College at SUNY Binghamton. Karen Greenberg, executive director of the Center on Law and Security at NYU School of Law, will moderate.

To make a press reservation, please contact Maggie McQuade at 212.992.8640 or mcquadem@juris.law.nyu.edu.


EDITOR’S NOTE
The Center on Law and Security at NYU School of Law is a bipartisan research and policy institute that is committed to examining the legal dimensions of counterterrorism and national security in the age of terror. The Center brings together national and international experts including policymakers, law enforcement officials, legal scholars, journalists, and others in an arena that generates local, national, and international awareness of security issues.

This Press Release is in the following Topics:
School of Law, Events and Traditions

Type: Press Release

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