University of Chicago Law Professor Eric Posner to present Dean’s Distinguished Lecture on Thursday, April 2

Professor Eric Posner will present the Dean’s Distinguished Lecture at noon on Thursday, April 2, 2015, at in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312. Professor Posner is the Kirkland and Ellis Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Arthur and Ester Kane Research Chair at the University of Chicago.

Professor Posner will present, “The Influence of History on States’ Compliance with Human Rights.” His current research interests are international law and constitutional law. His recent books include “The Twilight of International Human Rights” (2014) and “Economic Foundations of International Law” (2013).

After graduating with a B.A. in Philosophy from Yale University, he received his J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1991. Professor Posner writes a column for Slate on legal issues and is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a member of the American Law Institute.

To read more about Professor Posner’s works, visit his website here.