James Nickel

James Nickel is a professor of philosophy and law at the University of Miami, where he teaches and writes on human rights law and theory, jurisprudence, and political philosophy. He is the author of Making Sense of Human Rights (2007, 2nd ed.) and many essays in philosophy and law. Recent articles include “Goals and Rights—Working Together?” in Malcolm Langford et al., The MDGs and Human Rights: Past, Present, and Future (2013); “Restraining Orders, Liberty, and Due Process,” in Andrew Ashworth and Lucia Zedner, eds., Prevention and the Limits of the Criminal Law (2013); and “Rethinking Indivisibility: Towards a Theory of Supporting Relations between Human Rights,” in Human Rights Quarterly (2008).

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