CONTACT: SCOTT HAUSER
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0007; fax (319) 384-0024
UI Ethics Seminar focuses on asylum and immigration Friday, March
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Two University of Iowa law professors will discuss
current issues surrounding asylum and immigration laws from noon to 1:15
p.m. Friday, March 6 as part of the ongoing Ethics Seminar of the Project
on the Rhetoric of Inquiry (POROI), the College of Business Administration,
and International Programs.
Marcella David, associate professor of law, and Barbara A. Schwartz,
clinical professor of law, will present "Closing the Doors: Ethical
Issues in Asylum and Immigration Law" in Room W401 of the Pappajohn
Business Administration Building.
The session is free and open to the public. The seminar format includes
brief presentations by invited speakers followed by questions from the
David will discuss the emerging use of gender discrimination as a form
of human rights violation that can be argued in asylum claims. Schwartz
will discuss the political debates underlying the more controversial aspects
of recent changes in U.S. immigration law.
For more information, contact the POROI office at (319) 335-2753.