April 7, 2009 -- Human Rights, Copyright and Culture

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On April 7, 2009, Molly Beutz Land was a Clason speaker at Western New England College School of Law. She is an advocate for human rights and economic equality, and explores the intersection of those rights on 21st century culture. In her presentation, Land discussed the intersection of human rights, economic development, and copyright law, and how it is we foster economic development without creating problems in human rights. Land is an Associate Professor of Law at New York Law School, where she is affiliated with the Center for International Law, the Institute for Information Law and Technology, and the Justice Action Center. She focuses her teaching on Civil Procedure, Conflict of Laws, International Intellectual Property, and International Human Rights. Previously, she served as a Visiting Lecturer in Law and the Robert M. Cover/Allard K. Lowenstein Fellow in International Human Rights at Yale Law School.