About David Baluarte
Professor David C. Baluarte joined Washington and Lee as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Law in 2013. Professor Baluarte is the Director of the Immigrant Rights Clinic, a semester long practical lawyering experience available to 3L students at W&L as part of the third-year curriculum. Through live representation of immigrant clients, Professor Baluarte teaches students about the lawyering skills, values, and knowledge necessary to succeed in the legal profession. Professor Baluarte teaches and writes about topics ranging from immigration, refugees and stateless persons, and transnational law with a specific focus on international human rights law and practice.
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Life after Limbo: Stateless Persons in the United States and the Role of International Protection in Achieving a Legal Solution Georgetown Immigration Law Journal (2015)
Stateless persons are not recognized as citizens by any country, and as such, their enjoyment of fundamental human rights depends on the good faith of host countries, and their basic human security and dignity are ...
Strategizing for Compliance: The Evolution of a Compliance Phase of Inter-American Court Litigation and the Strategic Imperative for Victims’ Representatives American University International Law Review (2012)
The article focuses on the international law regarding the inter-American human rights system. It informs about the implementation of compliance jurisprudence litigation by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights. It further states that the compliance ...