2023 University of Arkansas Law Review symposium on “Children at Work.”
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11M ago
The University of Arkansas Law Review invites authors to submit proposals for papers for its 2023 symposium on “Children at Work.” In recent months, the U.S. Department of Labor has reported a substantial increase in serious child labor law violations ..read more
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New Article: Colonizing Queerness
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1y ago
Jeremiah Ho, Colonizing Queerness, University of Colorado Law Review (forthcoming 2023). Abstract below. This Article investigates how and why the cultural script of inequality persists for queer identities despite major legal advancements such as marriage, anti-discrimination, and employment protections. By ..read more
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New Article: Advancing Global Human Rights Locally
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1y ago
Julia Spiegel, Advancing Global Human Rights Locally, Just Security (May 16, 2023). Excerpt below. International human rights are often viewed as the prerogative of the federal government. But that’s not the law, nor the reality. While U.S. states and localities ..read more
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Event 6/1: Congressional Black Caucus Institute, ACLU and SPLC side event during the 2nd session of the Permanent Forum on People of African Descent
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1y ago
On Thursday June 1, 2023, at 6:15pm ET, the Congressional Black Caucus Institute, ACLU and the Southern Poverty Law Center are jointly hosting a side event during the 2nd session of the Permanent Forum on People of African Descent. The ..read more
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U.S. Anti-Black Immigration Policies are The Afterlife of Slavery
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1y ago
By: Gabrielle Thomas1 and Denisse Córdova Montes In 1808, the U.S. abolished the transatlantic slave trade, but today, the semiotics of the slave ship continues through forced movements and separations of migrants and refugees. Slave codes sustained through immigration laws ..read more
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Event 5/30-6/2: Second Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on People of African Descent
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1y ago
From May 30 – June 2, 2023, the second session of the UN Permanent Forum on People of African Descent will be held at the United Nations headquarters in New York City. The session will open on Tuesday May 30 ..read more
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IACHR Special Rapporteur on Economic, Social, Cultural and Environmental Rights to Meet with Indigenous Tribes
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1y ago
This week, May 22-26, 2023, the IACHR Special Rapporteur on Economic, Social, Cultural and Environmental Rights (REDESCA) is visiting and meeting with three Indigenous tribes from Alaska and leaders from four Indigenous communities in Louisiana for site visits and in-depth ..read more
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Event 5/25: Launch of the National Plan to End Gender-Based Violence: Strategies for Action
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1y ago
On Thursday, May 25, 2023, from 11 A.M. to 1:15 P.M. ET, the White House Gender Policy Council will release the National Plan to End Gender-Based Violence: Strategies for Action. This first-ever National Plan advances an unprecedented and comprehensive approach ..read more
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UN Independent Expert Mechanism to Advance Racial Justice in the Context of Law Enforcement ends visit to U.S.
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1y ago
The UN Expert Mechanism to Advance Racial Justice and Equality in the Context of Law Enforcement ended a 12-day visit to the United States of America on May 5, 2023, calling on the U.S. Government to boost efforts to promote ..read more
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Hope
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1y ago
By Prof. Margaret Drew Hope came in the form of a Wisconsin election. “Liberal” candidate Janet Protasiewicz won a seat on the Supreme Court, defeating “conservative” Daniel Kelly. This election determined the balance of the court. Crucial human rights issues ..read more
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