"The Twilight of International Human Rights Law"

Thu, Oct 10, 2013, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
301 Marx Hall

Eric Posner is Kirkland & Ellis Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Aaron Director Research Scholar at the University of Chicago. His books include Law and Social Norms (Harvard 2000); Chicago Lectures in Law and Economics (Foundation 2000) (editor); Cost-Benefit Analysis: Legal, Economic, and Philosophical Perspectives (University of Chicago 2001) (editor, with Matthew Adler); The Limits of International Law (Oxford 2005) (with Jack Goldsmith); New Foundations of Cost-Benefit Analysis (Harvard 2006) (with Matthew Adler); Terror in the Balance: Security, Liberty, and the Courts (Oxford 2007) (with Adrian Vermeule); Climate Change Justice (Princeton 2010) (with David Weisbach); and The Executive Unbound: After the Madisonian Republic (Oxford 2011) (with Adrian Vermeule). He has published articles on bankruptcy law, contract law, international law, cost-benefit analysis, constitutional law, and administrative law, and has taught courses on international law, foreign relations law, contracts, employment law, bankruptcy law, secured transactions, and game theory and the law. His current research focuses on international law, immigration law, and foreign relations law. He is a graduate of Yale College and Harvard Law School.