Past & Upcoming Events

Law, History & Politics: Founding of UN + Universal Declaration of Human Rights

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For this meeting, we'll discuss:

1) the founding of the United Nations; and

2) the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (circa Dec. 1948)

To that end, we'll discuss and analyze each of its three distinct components: Law, History and Politics.

The Premise:
In the previous episode of LHP, World War II had just ended ( Various international tribunals were formed, adjudicating the "crimes against humanity" of the recently-defeated Axis powers. The rise and fall of "nationalism" during the early part of the Twentieth Century -- giving rise to the bloodiest conflict in human history -- has now given way to grand reconstruction efforts, by way of the Marshal Plan and the formation of the United Nations.

Here are the discussion topics:

I. Law

The Charter of the United Nations

The Fifth Annual Holiday Party!

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You're cordially invited to join us for the Fifth Annual Holiday Party! We had so much fun during the First (, Second (, Third (, and Fourth ( Annual Holiday Parties, we'll continue the tradition!

This is a special celebration, as this year marks the Fifth Anniversary of this group!

The vibe: we have the entire second floor reserved, conducive for a fun, festive gathering. "Happy Hour" drink prices offered for select drinks for the duration of the event.