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Renowned human rights scholar and advocate Gay McDougall will deliver the 25th Annual John Sumner Stead Lecture in International Law on the international community’s response to the Black Lives Matter movement.

McDougall is distinguished scholar-in-residence at the Leitner Center on International Law and Justice and the Center on Race, Law and Justice at Fordham University Law School, a recent vice chair of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination of the United Nations, and recipient of the MacArthur “Genius” award.

This event is cosponsored by the American Society of International Law’s Blacks of the American Society of International Law (BASIL), Minorities in International Law Interest Group (MILIG) and Women in International Law Interest Group (WILIG).

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