7 Indiana Journal of Legal Studies 425 (2000)
[The George P. Smith, II, Distinguished Visiting Professorship-Chair
of Law and Legal Research endowment was established by George P.
Smith to broaden students' exposure to scholars and judges of national
and international reputation and to allow distinguished visiting scholars
the opportunity to do research at Indiana University and share their
ideas with the faculty and students of the Indiana University School of
Law and Indiana University. George P. Smith, an Indiana native,
received his B.S. degree in business, economics, and public policy in
1961 from Indiana University and his J. D. from the Indiana University
School of Law in 1964. He was awarded an LL.M from Columbia
University in 1975 and an Honorary Degree from Indiana University in
1998. George P. Smith has been a professor of law at The Catholic
University of America, in Washington, D.C., since 1977.
To inaugurate this endowment, the Honorable Michael D. Kirby of the
High Court of Australia delivered the following lecture on January 26,
2000. Justice Kirby received his B.A., LL.M, and BEc from Sydney
University and is internationally recognized for his work in bio-ethics,
human rights, and international law. In 1991, Justice Kirby was
awarded the Australian Human Rights Medal. He currently serves as
the president of the International Commission of Jurists.]
Kirby, Michael D.
"The New Biology and International Sharing - Lessons from the Life and Works of George P. Smith, II (Inaugural Lecture: George P. Smith, II, Distinguished Visiting Professorship-Chair of Law),"
Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies: Vol. 7:
2, Article 1.
Available at: https://www.repository.law.indiana.edu/ijgls/vol7/iss2/1