Thursday, December 21, 2006

Universal Rights and Wrongs Michael Tigar, famous law professor and attorney, lectures on universal rights and wrongs at the University of Texas. He talks about universal jurisdiction, Roper v. Simmons (juvenile death penalty), torture and Richard Posner's views on the subject and the role of foreign law in U.S. courts. The web page presenting this lecture and linking to it can be found here. Windows Media Player required.90 min. Update : You can find the text of the lecture here.