Claudia Martin

Professorial Lecturer in Residence

Office: 4910 Building - Suite 18
Phone: 202-274-4283
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Claudia Martin is a professorial lecturer in residence. She teaches and specializes in international law and international protection of human rights. A lawyer from Argentina, she also holds an LLM degree from WCL. She is co-director of the Academy on Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law which sponsors the Summer Program, the Inter-American Moot Court Competition and the Annual Meeting on Human Rights, among others.





Degrees & Universities

  • LL.M., American University Washington College of Law

  • + Selected Publications

    • Books

    • Claudia Martin, Derecho Internacional de los Derechos Humanos (International Human Rights Law) (Distribuciones Fontamara (Mex.) 2004).
    • Claudia Martin, The International Dimension of Human Rights: Guide for its Application in Domestic Law (Inter-American Dev. Bank 2002).
    • Claudia Martin, La Dimensión Internacional de los Derechos Humanos, Guía para la Aplicación de Normas Internacionales en el Derecho Interno, (Inter-American Dev. Bank 1999).
    • Other Publications

    • Claudia Martin, La Convención Interamericana sobre Desaparición Forzada de Personas: análisis sobre la validez de la reserva y la declaración interpretativa formuladas por México al ratificar este tratado, 6 Revista Mexicana de Derecho Público 7 (Apr. 6, 2004).
    • Claudia Martin, The International Human Rights Status of Elderly Persons, 18 Am. U. Intl. L. Rev. 915 (2003).
    • Claudia Martin & Diego Rodríguez-Pinzón Inter-American Human Rights Database, http://www.wcl.american.edu/humright/digest/ (Oct. 1998).
    • Claudia Martin, Tendencias de las últimas decisiones de la Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos, in Revista Lecciones y Ensayos, 477-534 (Facultad de Derecho, Universidad de Buenos Aires 1997/1998).
    • Claudia Martin, Caballero Delgado y Santana: A Problematic Application of the American Convention on Human Rights, 3 No. 3 Hum. Rights Br. (Summer 1996).
    • Claudia Martin, The Inter-American System for the Protection of Human Rights, in Human Rights: Theories and Practices (Hum. Rights Inst. of S. Afr. 1996).
    • Claudia Martin, The European System for the Protection of Human Rights: A System in Motion, 2 No. 2 Hum Rights Br. (Winter 1995).
    • Claudia Martin, Suriname Faces Past Human Rights Violations, 1 No. 1 Hum. Rights Br. (Spring 1994) (reprinted in 1 No. 2 Hum. Rights. Br. (Summer 1994)).
  • + Selected Works in Progress

    • Claudia Martin, The Moiwana Village Case: A New Trend in Approaching the Rights of Ethnic Groups in the Inter-American System, 19-2 Leiden J. Intl. L. __ (forthcoming).
    • Claudia Martin, Repertorio de Jurisprudencia del Sistema Interamericano de Derechos Humanos, Inter-American Inst. of Hum. Rights (forthcoming).
    • Claudia Martin, The Reform Debate in the Inter-American Human Rights System Ten Years After: Successes and Failures, Proceedings of the 7th Hague Joint Conference on Contemporary Issues of International Law - 2005, 30 June – 2 July 2005 (forthcoming).
    • Claudia Martin, Inter-American Human Rights Digest (Brill Publishers forthcoming).
  • + Selected Presentations

    • Claudia Martin, Presentation, Serrano Cruz Sisters v. El Salvador Case (Mex., Dec. 10, 2005).
    • Claudia Martin, Presentation, Legal Value of the Different Decisions and Resolutions Adopted by International Human Rights Supervisory Bodies (Mex., Dec. 9, 2005).
    • Claudia Martin, Presentation, Human Rights Legal Education: an Overview of the Current Situation in Latin America (Mexico, Dec. 6, 2005).