Panel: Enforcing Human Rights in Haiti | Civic Center
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UC Hastings College of the Law, Alumni Reception Center | 200 McAllister Street, San Francisco, CA 94110
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This panel will focus on current human rights issues in Haiti and barriers to justice for victims of abuses, in particular women and girls.
In addition, this panel will discuss legal strategies for overcoming those barriers, including the complimentary use of domestic, regional and international mechanisms as well as the importance of public interest lawyering and clinical legal education to advancing the rights of vulnerable groups.
Gabrielle Paul – Haitian Attorney, co-founder the Criminal Justice Clinic, L’École Supérieure Catholique de Droit de Jérémie, and United Nations human rights officer
Blaine Bookey – CGRS Staff Attorney and HHP Alum (’09);
Kate Bloch – Professor and HHP Alum, UC Hastings College of the Law
Deborah McCrimmon – Associate, DLA Piper and UC Hastings/HHP Alum (’03)
Tags: education, Haiti, Human Rights, law, San Francisco, UC Hastings, United Nations
Categories: Lectures & Workshops, San Francisco