Rights from Wrongs
Alan Dershowitz talked about his book Rights From Wrongs: The Origin of Human Rights in the Experience of Injustice, published by Basic Books. The author, a professor at Harvard Law School, theorized about the origins of rights and about their changing importance. Mr. Dershowitz also examined the foundations of natural rights and proposed that it the human experience was largely responsible for the evolution of human rights. Following his remarks he answered questions from the audience. close
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