Corporate Accountability and Human Rights: The Legacy of Professor David Weissbrodt Keynote Lecture by Professor Anita Ramasastry

Minnesota Law Human Rights Center Day
April 13, 2023, 4:00 to 5:30 pm
Walter F. Mondale Hall

University of Minnesota Law School
229 19th Ave South
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Professor David Weissbrodt was a pioneering scholar and human rights advocate who helped birth the modern business and human rights movement.  Prof. Ramasastry's lecture will explore the early days of the corporate accountability movement and the singular contributions of Prof. Weissbrodt and how they connect to today's business and human rights agenda globally, at the United Nations, and in the United States.


Professor Anita Ramasastry is the Henry M. Jackson Professor of Law at the University of Washington School of Law and a former member of the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights.

Oren Gross

Welcoming statements will be provided by Prof. Oren Gross, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs; Irving Younger Professor of Law. The session will be moderated by Prof. Fionnuala Ní Aoláin, Faculty Director, Human Rights Center; UN Special Rapporteur on counter-terrorism and human rights. 


This session is part of the Human Rights Center Day programming for Minnesota Law Spring Alumni Week. More information on the full program of events can be found here.

CLE Credits
1.5 CLE credit requested. Pending code 484799.
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