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Justice Edwin Cameron of the Constitutional Court of South Africa to visit UM Carey Law

Justice Edwin Cameron of the Constitutional Court of South Africa is the first Distinguished Visitor to the School of Law during the 2011-12 academic year.

He will be giving two public talks:

  • "Diversity and Constitutional Rights"
    Ceremonial Moot Court Room
    Monday, September 12 at 5:00 p.m.
  • "AIDS Stigma—the Personal and the Political"
    Health Sciences Facility II Auditorium
    20 Penn Street
    Tuesday, September 13 at 4:00 p.m.

He will also give a talk to the faculty, meet with students and attend classes.

Justice Cameron is one of the most prominent jurists and human rights activists in the world. As a lawyer for human rights, he drafted the Charter of Rights on AIDS and HIV and was the first director of the AIDs Project. As a scholar, he has published books on AIDS and on the South African Law of Trusts. He was appointed to the Constitutional Court in January 2009.

During his remarkably distinguished career, Justice Cameron has been a Rhodes Scholar, won the Brudner Prize from Yale University, been an Honorary Fellow of the Society for Advanced Legal Studies, and won the Nelson Mandela Award for Health and Human Rights.


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