Human Rights Implications of SCOTUS Decisions in the 2014 Term

On July 17th, the Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law hosted an online briefing on the human rights implications of key U.S. Supreme Court’s decisions in the 2014 term. The Center holds annual briefings to examine U.S. human rights obligations and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Speakers for this year’s briefing included: Professor Robert Dinerstein, who spoke regarding disability rights and the Hall v. Florida decision; Risa Kaufman, who spoke regarding international law and the Bond v. United States decision; and Katrina Anderson (WCL ’07), who spoke regarding reproductive rights and the Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. decision. The event was moderated by Lauren E. Bartlett, Director of the Center'sLocal Human Rights Lawyering Project..

The event was live tweeted @humanrts and using #SCOTUS2014. In case you missed it, you can watch the event at http://www.wcl.american.edu/humright/center/scotus2014.cfm.