Monday, November 4, 2019

Recognition of a Human Rights Scholar and Activist

Congratulations to Professor Lucy Williams of Northeastern University School of Law, who has been recognized with a Professional Achievement Award by the University of Chicago for her lifetime body of work devoted to realizing economic and social rights in the U.S. and worldwide.  More information on Professor Williams and the award is here.  Professor Williams' publications, including a recent chapter on costs and ESC rights, are available here.

Professor Williams is a co-director of Northeastern's Program on Human Rights and the Global Economy, and convener of the International Social and Economic Rights Project, a group of international academics, judges and activists working to encourage transformative thinking about social and economic rights and SER-based legal strategies.

The award ceremony will be held in Chicago on November 8. More information on the program and registration is here.

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