DePaul law professor to speak at UMAT event


Cherif Bassiouni, a professor of law emeritus at DePaul University and a war crimes expert, will be the keynote speaker tomorrow at the 13th annual unity dinner for the United Muslims Association of Toledo.

Also speaking will be Imam Yusuf Ali of the Al-Warith Deen Islamic Center in Cleveland.

Mr. Bassiouni, the author of 32 books, is also president emeritus of DePaul law school's International Human Rights Law Institute.

The banquet theme is “Islam and Community Service” and the event starts at 4:30 p.m. in the Stranahan Great Hall, 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd. Tickets are $25. Information: 419-878-6201.