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School of Law to host free conference on civil and human rights issues

The School of Law’s Georgia Law Review will host a free conference exploring current and future civil and human rights issues. The event takes place Aug. 26 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall on North Campus.

Titled “Civil Rights or Civil Wants,” the symposium continues the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of desegregation at UGA with panels on immigration, international civil rights, education and privacy.

Panelists include international law scholar Amos Guiora from the University of Utah College of Law; immigration law and policy expert Dean Kevin R. Johnson from the University of California, Davis School of Law; general counsel for R.E.M. Bertis E. Downs; and Christian Turner from Georgia Law, who specializes in the regulation of information.

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