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Scotland Parliament member delivers lecture at ILSA national conference Oct. 15

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Roseanna Cunningham, a Scottish Nationalist Party member and campaigner of social and human rights, will deliver a keynote lecture at the UI International Law Student Iowa Society national conference at 8 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Levitt Auditorium in the Boyd Law Building.

Cunningham, a former Scotland émigré, has spent the last 22 years championing the rights of Scottish peoples.

Cunningham's lecture, "Moving Toward a Global Community," which is free and open to the public, is a highlight of the four-day International Law Students Society Association (ILSA) national conference. International law students and scholars from the United States and several foreign countries will gather for the Oct. 14-17 conference at the UI College of Law. The lecture coincides with Global Focus: Human Rights '98, the UI's yearlong commemoration of the signing of the Declaration of Human Rights.

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