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Enabling Disability Rights at Home and Abroad: UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Boston Bar Association - 16 Beacon Street, Boston, MA


Description:

Please join us as we welcome Professor Michael Stein to the BBA.  Professor Stein holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School and a Ph.D. from Cambridge University. Co-founder and Executive Director of the Harvard Law School Project on Disability, as well as Extraordinary Professor, University of Pretoria Faculty of Law, Centre for Human Rights, and formerly Professor at William & Mary Law School, he has also taught at NYU and Stanford Law School. An internationally acclaimed expert on disability law and policy, Stein participated in the drafting of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, works with disabled persons organizations around the world, actively consults with international governments on their disability laws and policies, and advises a number of United Nations bodies.  Professor Stein will discuss his extensive study and considerable impact on global disability rights and the future of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

This program is free and open to all.

Organized by co-chairs: Salomon Chiquiar Rabinovich and Tovah Miller

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Contact:

Carolyn Barrett
cbarrett@bostonbar.org

 

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