Burrus Carnahan to deliver McMurtry Lecture

Burrus Carnahan, Professorial Lecturer in Law at George Washington University and foreign affairs officer in the Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation at the U.S. Department of State, will deliver the R. Gerald McMurtry Memorial Lecture at LMU’s Duncan School of Law in Knoxville, TN on November 4, 2011. 

Carnahan is an authority on international law and arms control, having served as a lawyer for the U.S. Air Force and participated in numerous arms control negotiations.  He is the author of Act of Justice: Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation and the Law of War and Lincoln on Trial: Southern Civilians and the Law of War.

The Lincoln Institute for the Study of Leadership and Public Policy hosts this lecture series in honor of R. Gerald McMurtry, a noted scholar who laid the foundation for LMU’s superb collection of Lincoln and Civil War material.  The Duncan School of Law is at 601 W. Summit Hill Drive, Knoxville, TN 37902.

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