Nebraska Law Professor Talks International Law in Brazil

Nebraska Law

Lincoln –  University of Nebraska College of Law Professor Brian Lepard spent two weeks this summer in Brazil and gave multiple talks at Brazilian law schools.

In August, he taught a one-week course entitled “New Trends in International Human Rights Law” at the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul in Porto Alegre, Brazil.  About 40 students participated in the course.

Lepard also gave the keynote address at a conference on affirmative action held at the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul in Porto Alegre.  His talk, given in Portuguese, was entitled “The Legality and Ethics of Special Measures to Protect Vulnerable Populations under International Law.” He also gave a keynote talk in Portuguese on U.S. international tax rules at a conference held at PUCRS on international tax planning sponsored by the Brazilian Institute for Tax Studies. The talk was entitled “An Introduction to U.S. Rules of International Taxation.”

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