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UICHR Associate Director, Brian Farrell, delivered a lecture on February 2nd in the Senate Chamber of the Old Capitol Building in Iowa City. The lecture, "Against the Winds of Tyranny," was given on the subject of Farrell's new book, Habeas Corpus in International Lawpublished in November 2016 by Cambridge University Press. 

During the lecture, Farrell discussed the history of habeas corpus in Western law, and commented on its relevance to current legal and political concerns, international and domestic. 

The timely lecture was featured in an article in the Daily Iowan. Read the full text here.