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Jane Ellen Bergman Memorial Lecture Series Presents Cherie Blair
|Event Start Date||Wednesday, September 19, 2012|
Warren Auditorium, Mother Rosalie Hill Hall
|Event Start Time||6:00 pm - 7:00 pm|
"Forging the Future: Human Rights, Justice and the Law"
Cherie Blair—human rights barrister, part-time judge and wife of former Prime Minister Tony Blair—gives her perspectives on life, learning and the law. She discusses highlights from her own career and explains the critical role of lawyers in promoting human rights and rule of law to create a more equitable and sustainable future.
5:30 p.m. — Doors open
Admission is free, but reservations are required to attend the lecture. Reserve by Monday, September 17, 2012.
Presented by the University of San Diego School of Law and Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies.
The University of San Diego School of Law is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider and certifies that this activity is approved for one hour of general credit.
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About the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women
Founded in 2008, the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women works to strengthen the capacity of women entrepreneurs in countries where they lack equal opportunities. The foundation focuses support on women in Africa, South Asia and the Middle East, where it can add value and where it sees clear potential for women in business to become self-sustaining in the longer term. The foundation relies on local knowledge and resources wherever possible, working in partnership with local organizations based in the countries in which it operates.
About USD School of Law
Recognized for the excellence of its faculty, curriculum and clinical programs, the University of San Diego (USD) School of Law enrolls approximately 1,000 Juris Doctor and graduate law students from around the United States and throughout the world. The law school is best known for its offerings in the areas of tax, intellectual property, international law, public interest, and business and corporate law. USD School of Law is one of the 81 law schools elected to the Order of the Coif, a national honor society for law school graduates. The school is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools. Founded in 1954, the law school is part of the University of San Diego, a private, nonprofit, independent, Roman Catholic university chartered in 1949.
About the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies
The Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies (KSPS) works for sustainable peace and justice through innovative education, interdisciplinary scholarship, advanced practice and policy engagement. The master’s curriculum in Peace and Justice Studies is interdisciplinary and involves faculty from USD’s other schools as well as utilizing the school’s own core faculty, curriculum, dedicated facility and students. Areas of focus include conflict analysis and resolution, human rights and development. KSPS students also benefit greatly from the school’s two practice-oriented institutes: the Institute for Peace & Justice and the Trans-Border Institute.
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