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Inter-American Court of Human Rights Recognizes Right of Same-Sex Marriage (January 10, 2018)

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Caitlin Behles

On January 10, 2018, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights issued an advisory 

IACHR Releases Report on Measures Aimed at Reducing the Use of Pretrial Detention (September 12, 2017)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On September 12, 2017, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) released a report titled “M

IACHR Releases Resolution on Human Rights and the Fight Against Impunity and Corruption (September 12, 2017)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On September 12, 2017, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) passed a resolution on “H

The American Declaration on The Rights of Indigenous Peoples

On June 15, 2016, the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS) adopted the American Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, after decades of laborious negotiations.[1]

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21
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7
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Stefania Errico
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U.S. Supreme Court Rules FSIA Expropriation Exception Applies Only if Property is Taken in Violation of International Law (May 1, 2017)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On May 1, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Venezuela v.

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Does International Law Value the Digital Individual?

Author: 
Marylin J. Raisch

Moderator: Oonagh Fitzgerald, Centre for International Governance Innovation

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Duty, Disobedience, and the Law of Armed Conflict

Author: 
Rachel E. VanLandingham

Moderator: Gary Solis, Georgetown University Law Center

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Can Trade Serve as a Tool to Promote International Law Values? The Use of Trade Agreements to Raise and Enforce Labor and Environmental Standards

Author: 
Charles Bjork

Jennifer Hillman, a Visiting Professor at the Georgetown University Law Center, moderated the panel.  Professor Hillman formerly served as General Counsel at the Office of the U.S.