Is the United States Above the Law of Human Rights?

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Location: 1130 Eck Hall of Law


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Drone strikes that kill with military force beyond armed conflict zones. Indefinite detention at Guantanamo Bay. Immigrants held for months or years, waiting to be heard by a judge. Do the U.S. Courts hold any recourse for these wrongs? Join Notre Dame Law School professors Douglass Cassel and Mary Ellen O'Connell for a discussion of these issues and how they relate to U.S. adherence to international norms.

Presented by the Hispanic Law Students Association, and co-sponsored by the Notre Dame Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union, The International Human Rights Society at Notre Dame Law School, and The Center for Civil and Human Rights.


 

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