In this edition of the BU Law podcast, host and media veteran, Dan Rea of WBZ-Radio 1030 welcomes BU School of Law Professor of Law, Dr. David Nersessian, who teaches Human Rights Law and Professional Responsibility, to talk about his new book, Genocide and Political Groups. Should political groups be included in a legal definition of genocide? Hear why Dr. Nersessian suggests that the international community would be well served by creating a separate international crime to address political genocide and what is the impact of globalization on the legal profession.
In this edition of the BU Law podcast, host and media veteran, Dan Rea of WBZ-Radio 1030 welcomes Clinical Professor Susan M.Akram, a global legal expert on human rights and refugee law at Boston University. Dan and Susan take a look at common issues, from a legal perspective, that plaque immigrants and refugees today. In addition, they explore the Civil Litigation Clinic, where Susan oversees students handling refugee and asylum cases and more and the impact of fighting for the rights of refugees and immigrants.
Senate resolution 519 opposes U.S. signing of the U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child, a human rights treaty protecting the rights of children. Attorney and co-host, J. Craig Williams welcomes Michael P. Farris, President of ParentalRights.org and Sara A. Dillon, Professor of Law at Suffolk University Law School. They take a look at the treaty, Senate Resolution 519, the key issues of debate on the signing of this treaty and the potential legal conflicts.
There are many attorneys who are giving back to their communities, whether it is through pro bono work locally or internationally or donating their time and money to help those in need through their humanitarian efforts. On Lawyer 2 Lawyer, we will discuss how attorneys are helping others overseas and will be concentrating on those involved in Human Rights. Law.com bloggers and co-hosts, J. Craig Williams and Robert Ambrogi welcome Christina M. Storm, Founder and Director of Lawyers Without Borders, Inc. and Attorney Jerry Shestack, trial attorney and world leader in the international human rights movement, to discuss the power of helping others internationally through the law.