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Equal pay advocate Lilly Ledbetter will recount her story of discrimination at the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and the subsequent legal battle that resulted in the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. Her experience resonates with women everywhere who continue to struggle for equity in the workplace.
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Free and open to the public. Followed by reception. Speaker David Scheffer , Professor and Director, Center for International Human Rights, Law School, Northwestern University About the lecture Professor Scheffer will address some of the key judicial, political, and financial challenges facing the international criminal tribunals and America's role in them.
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Should there be boundaries to patentable subject matter? What happens if the patents stifle innovation, rather than promoting it? How should we proceed if patents negatively influence health care, rather than enhancing it? The panel will discuss these questions by focusing on the controversy over patents on the breast and ovarian cancer (BRCA) genes, which led to a current ACLU class-action lawsuit against the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and Myriad Genetics.
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Nina Totenberg , Legal Correspondent at NPR. Totenberg will discuss the current U.S. Supreme Court and its impact on women in the U.S. Nina Totenberg is widely recognized for her coverage of legal affairs and the Supreme Court and she is also a regular panelist on 'Inside Washington,' a weekly syndicated public affairs television program. This event is co-sponsored by Center for the Education of Women Frances and Sydney Lewis Visiting Leaders Fund, Gerald R.
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Steve Rayner, James Martin Professor of Science & Civilization, and the Director of the James Martin Institute, Said Business School, University of Oxford Panel Discussion with Barry Rabe, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy/School of Natural Resources and Environment and Edward Parson, Law School, University of Michigan Co-sponsored by the International Policy Center at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and the Michigan Memorial Phoenix Energy Institute
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