|Present||Assistant Professor, UIC John Marshall Law School|
|Present||Director, International Human Rights Clinic, UIC John Marshall Law School|
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Beyond the Destruction of Syria: Considering a Future in Syria and the Protection of the Right to Culture, 15 J. Marshall Rev. Intell. Prop. L. 522 (2016) The John Marshall Review of Intellectual Property Law (2016)
Although the right to culture has been widely recognized under international human rights, its reach and practical application has been limited in cultural preservation efforts. Individuals and communities that attempt to be part of the ...
ICE's New Policy on Segregation and the Continuing Use of Solitary Confinement within the Context of International Human Rights, 47 J. Marshall L. Rev. 1433 (2014) The John Marshall Law Review (2014)
The purpose of this essay is to discuss ICE Policy 11065.1 on segregation, its deficiencies and its unlikely full implementation, and emphasize that the current use of solitary confinement in immigration detention is in contravention ...
Brief of Amici Curiae Human Rights Organizations in Support of Plaintiffs-Appellants, Georges v. United Nations, Docket No. 15-00455 (Second Circuit 2015) Court Documents and Proposed Legislation (2015)
Amici Curiae consist of twenty-four human rights organizations from the United States and around the world that are committed to the rule of law and respect for fundamental rights, including the essential requirement of accountability ...
White Papers (4)
The Puerto Rico-Chicago Connection: Cross-Boundary Drug-Treatment in the United States (2016) Center and Clinic White Papers (2016)
1. The John Marshall Law School International Human Rights Clinic is a law school student-practice clinic that is committed to the investigation of human rights abuses, the publication of abuses, and the protection against abuses ...
Joint Submission To The U.N. Committee Against Torture Concerning The United States’ Mistreatment Of Immigrant Detainees In Violation Of The Convention Against Torture And Other Cruel, Inhuman Or Degrading Treatment Or Punishment In Relation To The United States 5th Periodic Report On The Convention Against Torture (2014) Center and Clinic White Papers (2014)
This report relates to the mistreatment and abuse that adult immigrant detainees suffer in United States detention facilities. It is submitted in response to the United States’ periodic report relating to the Convention Against Torture ...
Cholera as a Grave Violation of the Right to Water in Haiti (2014) Center and Clinic White Papers (2014)
This report is submitted to the United Nation’s Special Rapporteur on the Human Right to Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation concerning the United Nation’s responsibility in spreading cholera in Haiti as a violation of the ...
Concerning the Use of Solitary Confinement in Immigrant Detention Facilities in the United States of America (2013) Center and Clinic White Papers (2013)
This report relates to the situation of immigrant detainees who are held in solitary confinement in detention facilities in the United States. It is submitted in response to the United States’ fourth periodic report and ...
The Human Right to a Healthy Environment: Pushing the Boundaries in the Inter-American System Conference: The Social Practice of Human Rights (2019)
The connection between the environment and human rights is not a surprising one. The enjoyment of human rights depends on a person’s ability to live free from interference and to have his or her rights ...
Introduction, Putting Puerto Rico in Context: Colonialism, Disaster Capitalism, and the Debt Crisis. Hurricane Maria Legal Assistance, The John Marshall Law School International Human Rights Clinic, Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois, Puerto Rican Bar Association of Illinois, National Lawyers Guild Chicago Chapter. (2017)
Invisible Women: Syrian Victims of Gender-Based Violence as a Particular Social Group in U.S. Asylum Law The Social Practice of Human Rights: Charting the Frontiers of Research and Advocacy (2017)
In the midst of the worst humanitarian crisis of our time, in Syria, we have seen extreme suffering by millions who have been summarily executed, tortured, imprisoned, raped, starved, and bombed with chemical weapons. Specifically, ...