Guns and Domestic Violence: U.S. and International Human Rights Law Perspectives

Monday, October 14, 2019 • 12:30 PM • Law School 3037Duke Law Events

Join us during Domestic Violence Awareness Month for a discussion about guns and domestic violence. Cincinnati Law School Dean Verna Williams, Sherry Honeycutt Everett - Legal Policy Director at the North Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence, and Duke Law's International Human Rights Clinic faculty will discuss issues of domestic abuse and firearms in the United States including what it means to frame and address this issue using a human rights-based approach. Professor Darrell Miller, Faculty Co-Director of the Center for Firearms Law, will moderate the discussion.

This event is sponsored by the Center for Firearms Law and is also part of the Human Rights in Practice series, organized by Duke Law's International Human Rights Clinic and the Center for International and Comparative Law. Co-sponsored by Duke Human Rights Center at the Franklin Humanities Institute, Duke Human Rights Center at the Kenan Institute for Ethics, Human Rights Law Society, and the International Law Society. Registration is not required. Lunch will be provided. For more information, please contact Balfour Smith at or Allison Rackley at

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