The risk of regression: LGBT and other human rights if the UK leaves the EU (and the ECHR) – 28th February
Published: 18th February 2017
The risk of regression: LGBT and other human rights if the UK leaves the EU (and the ECHR), Tuesday 28th February 2017, 5:45pm-7:15pm, Pavilion Room Hughes Hall
We are delighted to welcome Professor Wintemute as part of a special evening which focusses on LGBT+ rights.
Professor Wintemute, the UK’s leading human rights expert, talks about LGBT and other human rights if the UK leaves the EU and the European Convention on Humans Rights (ECHR) and provides opinion on what is going to happen to fundamental rights post Brexit.
This is your chance to ask questions and express views about a highly relevant and topical issue.
Everyone is welcome to this free event, however please register your place on the Eventbrite page – https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-risk-of-regression-tickets-31926253283
About the speaker
Robert Wintemute is a Professor of Human Rights Law. He joined the Dickson Poon School of Law in 1991 after practising as an Associate in the Bankruptcy Department at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP in New York, 1982-87. In 1978, Professor Wintemute completed his BA in Economics at the University of Alberta (which included a year at Université Laval). In 1982, he earned his LLB (common law) and BCL (Québec civil law) in the National Programme at McGill University. In 1993, he was awarded his DPhil by the University of Oxford. Professor Wintemute’s special interests lie in Human Rights Law, Anti-Discrimination Law, European Union Law, and Sexual Orientation and the Law.