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Law week runs from Oct. 12-16 at the University of Wyoming, serving as a forum that will feature speakers from the areas of government, public interest groups, academia, and private practice.

This week’s events will feature a presentation on “The Resolution of Conflict in Ireland,” to be given by Northern Ireland civil leaders Rev. John Dunlop and Tom Frawley at noon on Wednesday, Oct. 14.  This event is open to the public, and there is no cost to attend.

Dunlop and Frawley will discuss the difficulties in communities where differences in viewpoint, power, and identity come into conflict.  In particular, the speakers will draw lessons from the conflict in Northern Ireland that can be directly applied in conflicts around the world.

Sponsors of the event include The UW College of Law, the UW Department of Political Science through the Simpson Fund, the UW International Programs office, and the UW Center for Global and Area Studies.

There are 11 events in total that will all take place this week in Room 178 of the UW College of Law Building:

Monday, Oct. 12, at noon – “Defending Terrorists in Guantanamo Bay.”

Monday, Oct. 12, at 6 p.m. – “Nationwide Legalization of Same-Sex Marriage: Panel Discussion of Policy and Event Surrounding the Supreme Court’s Final Decision.”

Tuesday, Oct. 13, at noon – “Trauma Informed Care.”

Tuesday, Oct. 13, at 6 p.m. – “Getting Away with Murder in Yellowstone’s ‘Zone of Death.’”

Wednesday, Oct. 14, at noon – “The Resolution of Conflict in Ireland.”

Wednesday, Oct. 14, at 6 p.m. – “Natural Resource Policy, Environmental Security, and the Advancement of Human Rights.”

Thursday, Oct. 15, at 9 a.m. – “Wyoming Supreme Court Oral Arguments.”

Thursday, Oct. 15, at 6 p.m. – “How Human Rights Issues Affect Parties Before International Criminal Courts – Prosecution, Defense, Victims, Governments, and Corporate Entities.”

Friday, Oct. 16, at 9 a.m. – “Challenging the Perspective of Justice: The ADA and Disability Studies.”

Friday, Oct. 16, at 10 a.m. – “Cultural Impacts of Coastal Land Loss in Louisiana.”

Friday, Oct. 16, at noon – “What My Law Degree Has Done for Me.”

More information about UW Law Week is available here.

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