Human Rights Institute

Recent Publications

HRI Project Publications

HRI Fact-Finding Project report: Ensuring Every Undocumented Student Succeeds: A Report on Access to Public Education for Undocumented Students.

HRI Legal & Policy Advocacy Project written testimony (with the Women's Refugee Commission): Interdiction, Border Externalization, and the Protection of the Human Rights of Migrants for the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights' thematic hearing on Human Rights and the Interdiction of Persons Eligible for International Protection.

HRI Fact-Finding Project report: The Cost of Stemming the Tide: How Immigration Enforcement Practices in Southern Mexico Limit Migrant Children's Access to International Protection.

HRI Legal & Policy Advocacy Project testimony: The Use of Solitary Confinement for Juveniles in New York.

HRI Fact-Finding Project report: Left Behind: How Statelessness in the Dominican Republic Limits Children's Access to Education.

HRI Legal & Policy Advocacy Project (with Amnesty International): Written Observations of Law in Henry Hill, et al. v. The United States of America.

HRI Fact-Finding Project report (with the American Bar Association's Center for Human Rights and the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights): Tilted Scales: Social Conflict and Criminal Justice in Guatemala.

HRI Paper Series

Volume 1, Number 3: Eric Rosenthal, A Mandate to End Placement of Children in Institutions and Orphanages: The Duty of Governments and Donors to Prevent Segregation and Torture.

Volume 1, Number 2: Maria Woltjen and Jennifer Nagda, Framework for Considering the Best Interests of Unaccompanied Children.

Volume 1, Number 1: Bela Kapur, 5 Stations on the Way to Damascus: Protecting Human Rights During and After Conflict.

HRI Staff Publications

Ian Kysel, Domesticating Human Rights Norms in the United States: Considering the Role and Obligations of the Federal Government as Litigant, 46 Geo. J. Int'l L. 1009 (2015). [SSRN]

Andrew I. Schoenholtz, Philip G. Schrag & Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Lives in the Balance: Asylum Adjudication by the Department of Homeland Security (New York: New York University Press 2014). [BOOK] Note: supplemental material is available here.

HRI Advisory Committee Publications

David Luban, Torture, Power, and Law (Oxford University Press 2014) [BOOK]

Rosa Brooks, Risk and Trust, in International Justice Legends: Essays in Honor of Aryeh Neier (Kelly Askin ed., forthcoming).

Rosa Brooks, Drones and the International Rule of Law, J. Ethics & Int'l Aff. (forthcoming). [SSRN] [Gtown Law]

Rosa Brooks, International Military Interventions: Evolving Norms, Dissolving Consensus, Md. J. Int'l L. (forthcoming). 

David Luban, Human Rights Pragmatism and Human Dignity, in PHILOSOPHICAL FOUNDATIONS OF HUMAN RIGHTS (Massimo Renzo, Rowan Cruft & Matthew Liao, eds., Oxford University Press forthcoming). [SSRN] [Gtown Law]

David Luban, Arendt on the Crime of Crimes, Ratio Juris (forthcoming).  

David Luban & Naomi Mezey, Introduction: Law After Babel, King's L.J.(forthcoming).  

David Luban & Gabriella Blum, Unsatisfying War: Degrees of Risk and the Jus ex Bello, Ethics (forthcoming). 

Jane E. Stromseth, The Functions of International Organizations: Forcible Measures, in Oxford Handbook of International Organizations (Oxford University Press forthcoming).  

Jane E. Stromseth, Justice and Peacebuilding, in Conflict Management and Global Governance in an Age of Awakening (U.S. Institute of Peace forthcoming).  

Jane H. Aiken, Deborah Epstein & Wallace J. Mlyniec, Teaching the Clinic Seminar (St. Paul, Minn.: West Academic 2014).

Jane H. Aiken, Deborah Epstein & Wallace J. Mlyniec, The Clinic Seminar (St. Paul, Minn.: West Academic 2014).

Rosa Brooks, Duck-Rabbits and Drones: Legal Indeterminacy in the War on Terror, 25 Stan. L. & Pol'y Rev. 301-315 (2014). [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]

Rosa Brooks, Civilians and Armed Conflict, in The United Nations Security Council in the Age of Human Rights 35-67 (Jared Genser & Bruno Stagno Ugarte eds., New York: Cambridge University Press 2014). [Gtown Law] [BOOK]

Carlos M. Vazquez, Things We Do with Presumptions: Reflections on Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum, 89 Notre Dame L. Rev. 1719-1747 (2014). [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law] [WWW]

International Migrants Bill of Rights Initiative Publications:

The IMBR Initiative, International Migrants Bill of Rights, Commentaries, Handbook, Pilot Study and Indicators, 28 Geo. Immigr. L.J. 9 - 224 (2013). More information is available here.

Human Rights Publications by Georgetown Faculty, Staff, Institutes and Clinics:

There are many recent human rights publications by colleagues at the law center. Here is a collection of recent scholarship and reports:

Tanya E. Baytor & Oscar A. Cabrera, International Human Rights Law, in Regulating Tobacco, Alcohol and Unhealthy Foods: The Legal Issues (Tania Voon, Andrew Mitchell, Jonathan Liberman, Eds., Routledge, 2014)

Georgetown Law International Women’s Human Rights Clinic, Georgetown Law O’Neill Institute & Center for Reproductive Rights, The Stakes Are High: The Tragic Impact of Unsafe Abortion and Inadequate Access to Contraception in Uganda (June 2013). [Report]

Tax Abuses, Poverty and Human Rights: A Report of the International Bar Association's Human Rights Institute Task Force on Illicit Financial Flows, Poverty and Human Rights (Lloyd Lipsett, Task Force Rapporteur, London: International Bar Association 2013) (Stephen B. Cohen, task force member).

Stephen B. Cohen, Does Swiss Bank Secrecy Violate International Human Rights?, 140 Tax Notes 355-357 (2013). [SSRN] [Gtown Law]

Lawrence O. Gostin, Eric A. Friedman, Jashodhara Dasgupta & Alicia E. Yamin, Realizing the Right to Health Through a Framework Convention on Global Health? A Health and Human Rights Special Issue, Health & Hum. Rts., June 2013, at 1-4. [WWW]

Lawrence O. Gostin & Eric A. Friedman, Pillars for Progress on the Right to Health: Harnessing the Potential of Human Rights Through a Framework Convention on Global Health, Health & Hum. Rights, June 2012, at 4-16 (adapted in Advancing the Human Right to Health 69-83 (Lawrence O. Gostin, Jose M. Zuniga & Stephen P. Marks eds., Oxford: Oxford University Press 2013)). [WWW]

Lawrence O. Gostin & Oscar A. Cabrera, Human Rights and the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control: Mutually Reinforcing Systems, 7 Int'l J.L. Context 285-303 (2011) (revised in Global Tobacco Control: A Vital Component of the Right to Health, in Advancing the Human Right to Health 261-274 (Lawrence O. Gostin, Jose M. Zuniga & Stephen P. Marks eds., Oxford: Oxford University Press 2013)). [WWW

Susan Deller Ross, Women's Human Rights: The International and Comparative Law Casebook(Phila., Pa.: University of Pennsylvania Press 2008) [BOOK]

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