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Modern-Day Debtors’ Prisons

April 10, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

modern day debtor's prisons

Nusrat Choudhury
Deputy Director, Racial Justice Program
American Civil Liberties Union


Wednesday, April 10
12:30 pm | Room 4045
Duke Law School
Lunch will be served

Nusrat Choudhury, Deputy Director of the Racial Justice Program at the American Civil Liberties Union, will discuss how court-imposed debts punish people for being poor.

This talk will be moderated by Professor Jayne Huckerby, Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Duke International Human Rights Clinic. The program is part of the Human Rights in Practice series, which is co-sponsored by the International Human Rights Clinic and the Center for International and Comparative Law. This event is also co-sponsored by the Duke Human Rights Center at the Franklin Humanities Institute; the Duke Human Rights Center at the Kenan Institute for Ethics; the Human Rights Law Society; and the International Law Society.

The event is free and open to all, no registration required. Lunch will be provided. For more information, please contact Balfour Smith at bsmith@law.duke.edu.


April 10, 2019
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm


Duke Law School, Room 4045