Using U.S. Courts to Protect Human Rights Abroad: A Community Discussion of SMUG v. Scott Lively

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Date: April 9, 2013

Location:

Western New England School of Law
1215 Wilbraham Rd Law School Common
Springfield, MA, 01119

Senior Staff Attorney Pam Spees will speak on CCR's current case filed on behalf of Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG) at Western New England University School of Law on April 9th. To learn more about the case, please click here.

On January 7, 2013 the U.S. District Court in Springield heard oral arguments from both sides with reprentatives from SMUG and Ugandan LGBTI activists present in the front row of the courtroom. The Court's ruling on the Motion to Dismiss is currently pending.

Ms. Spees will discuss the pending case and the emerging role of U.S. courts as a venue for protecting human rights abroad.

What: Using U.S. Courts to Protect Human Rights Abroad: A Community Discussion of SMUG v. Lively with Attorney Pam Spees
Where: Western New England School of Law, Law School Common
When: Tuesday, April 9th at 6:00 p.m.

*This event is free and open to the public, and refreshments will be served.

Event sponsors: Western New England University, School of Law Center for Gender & Sexuality Studies, Lesser Newman & Nasser, LLP, Sasson Turnbull Ryan &  Hoose, and Weinberg & Garber P.C.