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Hanify-Howland lecture presented

Mary Ann Glendon, the Learned Hand Professor of Law at Harvard University, delivered the 35th annual Hanify-Howland lecture on Nov. 13, in the Ballroom of the Hogan Campus Center. Glendon’s lecture was entitled, “Who Is My Neighbor? Universality and Cultural Diversity in the Modern Human Rights Project.”G

lendon writes and teaches in the fields of human rights, comparative law, constitutional law and legal theory. She is the author of nine books. Glendon received her bachelor of arts, juris doctor and master of comparative law degrees from the University of Chicago. From 1963 to 1968, she practiced law with the Chicago firm of Mayer, Brown & Platt and served as a volunteer civil rights attorney. She taught at Boston College Law School from 1968 to 1986 and has been a visiting professor at the University of Chicago Law School and the Gregorian University in Rome. In 1994, Glendon was appointed by Pope John Paul II to the Pontifical Academy of Social Science. She currently serves as a member of the Pontifical Council for the Laity.
The annual Hanify-Howland Lecture Series honors the late Edward F. Hanify, a 1904 Holy Cross graduate and a Massachusetts Superior Court justice for 15 years.




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