Revisiting Human Rights: The Universal Declaration at 70

Join Pace International Law Review’s triennial symposium for an informative and important event offering scholars, practitioners and activists an opportunity to think critically and strategically about securing human rights in a time of multiple and intersecting crises.

When: Friday, April 5, 2019

Where: New York State Judicial Institute at the Elisabeth Haub School of Law, 78 N. Broadway, White Plains N.Y. 10603

Keynote lunch address & Blaine Sloan Lecture on International Law by:
Sarah Cleveland, Louis Henkin Professor of Human & Constitutional Rights, Columbia Law School

Panelists include:

Roni Amit, Clinical Fellow, Deportation Defense Clinic, Hofstra Law School

Cathy Albisa, Executive Director, National Economic and Social Rights Initiative

Natasha Bannan, Associate Counsel, LatinoJustice PRLDEF and Former President, National Lawyers Guild

Jamil Dakwar, Director, ACLU Human Rights Program

Ejim Dike, Principal and Consultant at EHD Advisor, and former Executive Director, US Human Rights Network

Marcos Orellana, Director, Environment and Human Rights Division, Human Rights Watch

Dominic Renfrey, Advocacy Program Manager, Center for Constitutional Rights

Jeena Shah, Associate Professor of Law, CUNY School of Law

Cynthia Soohoo, Professor of Law & Co-Director, Human Rights & Gender Justice Clinic, CUNY School of Law Elisabeth Wickeri, Executive Director, Leitner Center for International Law & Justice, Fordham Law School

Join the discussion #RevisitingHumanRights

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