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The Committee on Public International Law, Human Rights & Global Justice, a standing committee under the Florida Bar International Law Section, proudly presents the Democracy & Human Rights Symposium: A Learning Venture into the Global and Domestic Implications of the United States’ Approach towards Implementation of ICCPR since Ratification and other International Human Rights Agreements and Initiatives. The event will be held on October 12, 2018 10AM at Barry University School of Law 6441 East Colonial Drive, Orlando, FL 32807 ROOM: ALC 201
The Symposium is approved for 3.5 General CLE Credits and certification credits in International Law and International Litigation and Arbitration for the Symposium. For panelists’ information please refer to the event’s brochure.
For the 2018-2019 cycle, the Standing Committee on Public International Law, Human Rights & Global Justice Secretary and Treasurer are:
Secretary: Attorney Tyrone Afrasan Adams graduated magna cum laude from the University of South Florida and received his Juris Doctorate with magna cum laude honors from Florida A&M University College of Law. Currently working on Civil Rights and Collaborative Family matters for Francoeur Law Firm in Central Florida, attorney Adams is an advocate for Global Justice and Human Rights. He is a co-founder and Secretary of this Human Rights Committee at the Florida Bar and is a member of the Executive Committee of the Public Interest Law Section with the Florida Bar. Attorney Adams is also a member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and a member of the Global PanAfrican Movement.
Treasurer: Professor Hannibal Travis graduated summa cum laude in philosophy from Washington University and then graduated magna cum laude with a Juris Doctorate from Harvard Law School. Professor Travis currently works as a professor of law at Florida International University College of Law, where he has taught international law and human rights in the past. He has published articles on various topics such as genocide, cultural survival, human rights, intellectual property, and antitrust law, including in the international law journals of the Cornell, Brooklyn, Arizona, and UC Davis law schools. Professor Travis also serves as the Treasurer of this Human Rights Committee at the Florida Bar.
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