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PRACTICAL TOOLS FOR THE
DEFENSE OF HUMAN RIGHTS

 
There is a significant demand for cross-border legal research and analysis on a wide range of issues for use by emerging democracies and the organizations advising them. In 2011, our lawyers conducted the following major projects to help meet these needs.


A COMPREHENSIVE WORLDWIDE DATABASE OF CASE LAW ON

Human Trafficking

FOR THE UN OFFICE OF DRUGS AND CRIME AND LAWYERS WITHOUT BORDERS

Someera Khokhar, Partner, New York

A SURVEY OF JURISPRUDENCE ON THE

Right to Nationality

IN 23 COUNTRIES AND INTERNATIONAL TRIBUNALS FOR THE OPEN SOCIETY JUSTICE INITIATIVE

Leslie Morioka, Partner, New York

A REVIEW OF THE

Rights of Pre-Trial Detainees

IN 28 COUNTRIES FOR USE IN LATIN AMERICA FOR THE CYRUS R. VANCE CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE OF THE NEW YORK CITY BAR

Lou O’Neill, Counsel, New York

A DATABASE OF CASE LAW ON

Gender-Based Violence

IN 27 COUNTRIES FOR THE AVON GLOBAL CENTER FOR WOMEN AND JUSTICE AT CORNELL UNIVERSITY

Margaret Cole, Partner, Abu Dhabi
Alison Dreizen, Partner, New York

A SURVEY OF

Children’s Rights

CASES IN LATIN AMERICA FOR THE CHILD RIGHTS INFORMATION NETWORK

Iker Arriola, Partner, Mexico City

AN OVERVIEW OF AFRICAN AND INTERNATIONAL LAWS TO GUIDE THE DRAFTING OF

Mental Health Legislation

IN LIBERIA FOR THE INTERNATIONAL SENIOR LAWYERS PROJECT

Don Dowling, Partner, New York

A REPORT ON THE LAWS AND REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE PRACTICE OF

Conscientious Objection

BY HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS IN THE EU, US AND LATIN AMERICA FOR THE CENTER FOR REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS

Heather McDevitt, Partner, New York

A REPORT ON

Child Commercial Sexual Exploitation

LAWS IN THE US TO END CHILD PROSTITUTION AND TRAFFICKING

Jim Stillwaggon, Counsel, New York

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Refugee child at Mae La Refugee Camp, Mae Sot Thailand.