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Human Rights Happy Hour: James Gibson to discuss “Electing Judges: The Surprising Effects of Campaigning on Judicial Legitimacy,” September 25, 2012

The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice will present the first fall lecture in its Human Rights Happy Hour Speaker Series on September 25. Professor James Gibson of Washington University in St. Louis, will present a talk called “Electing Judges: The Surprising Effects of Campaigning on Judicial Legitimacy.” The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place on Tuesday, September 25, from 3:45 p.m.–5:45 p.m., in the Sheffield Room (TNH 2.111) at the University of Texas School of Law.


Corrupting influence of money in politics is subject of Lawrence Lessig lecture at the University of Texas at Austin, February 28, 2011

Renowned attorney, author, and professor Lawrence Lessig will give the keynote address, “The ‘Corruption’ of our System of Money and Politics,” at an event hosted at the University of Texas at Austin on Monday, February 28, 2011.