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

September 25, 2019Duke Law News

Monday, October 14, 2019 | 12:30 p.m.
Law School Room 3037

Join us during Domestic Violence Awareness Month for a discussion about guns and domestic violence. Dean Verna L. Williams, Cincinnati Law School, Sherry Honeycutt Everett, Legal & Policy Director at the North Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence, and Aya Fujimura-Fanselow, Senior Lecturing Fellow and Supervising Attorney, Duke Law's International Human Rights Clinic, 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 A.H. Miller, Melvin G. Shimm Professor of Law and Faculty Co-Director of the Center for Firearms Law, will moderate the discussion.

This event is 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, and is also sponsored by the Duke Center for Firearms Law. Co-sponsors include the Duke Human Rights Center at the Franklin Humanities Institute, the Duke Human Rights Center at the Kenan Institute for Ethics, the Coalition Against Gendered Violence, the Human Rights Law Society, the International Law Society, and the Women Law Students Association. Registration is not required. Lunch will be provided (first-come, first-served). For more information, please contact Balfour Smith ( or Allison Rackley (