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Guns and Domestic Violence: U.S. and International Human Rights Law Perspectives

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Monday, October 14, 2019
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Join us during Domestic Violence Awareness Month for a discussion about guns and domestic violence. Cincinnati Law School Dean Verna L. Williams, Sherry Honeycutt Everett, Legal & Policy Director at the North Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence, and Aya Fujimura-Fanselow, Senior Lecturing Fellow and Supervising Attorney, Duke International Human Rights Clinic, will discuss issues of domestic abuse and firearms in the United States including what it means to frame and address this issue using a human rights-based approach. Professor Darrell A.H. Miller, Melvin G. Shimm Professor of Law and Faculty Co-Director of the Duke Center for Firearms Law, will moderate the discussion.

This event is sponsored by the Duke Center for Firearms Law and is also part of the Human Rights in Practice series, organized by Duke's International Human Rights Clinic and the Center for International and Comparative Law. Co-sponsored by the Duke Human Rights Center at the Franklin Humanities Institute, the Duke Human Rights Center at the Kenan Institute for Ethics, the Coalition Against Gendered Violence, the Human Rights Law Society, the International Law Society, and the Women Law Students Association. Registration is not required. Lunch provided, first-come, first-served. For more information, contact Balfour Smith ( or Allison Rackley (