Grants Awarded Fiscal Year 2016 (May 1, 2015 - April 30, 2016)

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Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

  • Inter-American Human Rights Moot Court
    Sponsor: Institute for International Education (Ford Foundation)
    Principal Investigators: Claudia Martin and Diego Rodriguez-Pinzon

  • Strengthening the Capacity of Human Rights Lawyers
    Sponsor: National Endowment for Democracy
    Principal Investigators: Claudia Martin and Diego Rodriguez-Pinzon

Center for Human Rights & Humanitarian Law

  • Anti-Torture Initiative: Gender Perspectives on Torture
    Sponsor: Ford Foundation
    Principal Investigator: Juan Mendez

  • Anti-Torture Initiative: Travel Grant
    Sponsor: Institute of International Education (Ford Foundation)
    Principal Investigator: Juan Mendez

  • Anti-Torture Initiative Phase II
    Sponsor: Open Society Foundations
    Principal Investigator: Juan Mendez

  • Anti-Torture Initiative: Protocol for Interrogation and Investigation
    Sponsor: Open Society Foundations
    Principal Investigator: Juan Mendez

  • 2015-2016 Disability and Human Rights Fellows
    Sponsor: Open Society Foundations
    Principal Investigators: Robert Dinerstein

  • Anti-Torture Initiative Phase II
    Sponsor: Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs
    Principal Investigator: Juan Mendez

  • Land Use Reform in Cambodia and Vietnam
    Sponsor: U.S. Department of State/Bureau for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor
    Principal Investigator: David Hunter

Criminal Justice Practice and Policy Institute

  • Pretrial Racial Justice Initiative
    Sponsor: Public Welfare Foundation
    Principal Investigator: Cynthia Jones

Dean's Office

  • Squire Patton Boggs Public Policy Fellowship
    Sponsor: Squire Patton Boggs Foundation
    Principal Investigator: Jasmeet Sidhu

Faculty Grants

  • International Convening on Implementation of CRPD Article 12
    Sponsor: Open Society Foundations
    Principal Investigator: Robert Dinerstein

Impact Litigation Project

  • Latin American Initiative on Gender, Justice and Sexuality
    Sponsor: Ford Foundation
    Principal Investigator: Macarena Saez

International Legal Studies Program

  • 2015-2016 Humphrey Fellowship Program Support
    Sponsor: Institute of International Education (U.S. Department of State)
    Principal Investigators: David Hunter & Padideh Ala'i

Law and Government

  • Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project General Support
    Sponsor: Bernstein Family Foundation
    Principal Investigators: Jamin Raskin & Melinda Cooperman

Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic

  • 2016 LITC Janet R. Spragens Federal Tax Clinic
    Sponsor: U.S. Internal Revenue Service
    Principal Investigator: Nancy Abramowitz

National Immigrant Women's Advocacy Project

  • Access to Justice for Immigrant Crime Victims
    Sponsor: State Justice Institute
    Principal Investigator: Leslye Orloff

  • Expanding Leadership Opportunities in the Domestic Violence Field for Members of Underrepresented Groups (two awards)
    Sponsor: Women of Color Network
    Principal Investigator: Leslye Orloff

  • Training and Technical Assistance
    Sponsor: U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women
    Principal Investigators: Leslye Orloff

Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property

  • Promoting Open Licensing for Publicly Funded Open Educational Resources
    Sponsor: Hewlett Foundation
    Principal Investigator: Michael Carroll

  • Judicial Training of Latin-American Magistrates
    Sponsor: Academy of Exchanges and Judicial Studies
    Principal Investigator: Sean Flynn

  • Promoting International Development and Use of Open Educational Materials
    Sponsor: Open Society Foundations
    Principal Investigator: Michael Carroll

  • Creative Commons U.S.
    Sponsor: Hewlett Foundation
    Principal Investigator: Michael Carroll

  • Participant Support for Global Congress
    Sponsor: Institute of International Education (Ford Foundation)
    Principal Investigator: Sean Flynn

  • Impact of Copyright User Rights
    Sponsor: Open Society Foundations
    Principal Investigator: Sean Flynn

  • Support for the 2015 Global Congress and Strategies Follow-On Meeting
    Sponsor: Open Society Foundations
    Principal Investigator: Sean Flynn

Program on International and Comparative Environmental Law

  • China-Latin American Sustainable Investments Initiative
    Sponsor: Conservation, Food, and Health
    Principal Investigator: David Hunter

  • China-Latin American Sustainable Investments Initiative
    Sponsor: Mott Foundation
    Principal Investigator: David Hunter

  • Accountability in Practice: Lessons from the CAO
    Sponsor: Mott Foundation
    Principal Investigator: David Hunter

Project on Addressing Prison Rape

  • Updating Policy Development and Review Guide for LGBTI Persons in Custody
    Sponsor: National Institute of Corrections
    Principal Investigator: Brenda Smith

  • Supporting PREA Standards Implementation
    Sponsor: National Council on Crime and Delinquency
    Principal Investigator: Brenda Smith

War Crimes Research Office

  • Expediting Proceedings at the International Criminal Court
    Sponsor: Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs
    Principal Investigator: Susana SaCouto

  • General Operating Support (two awards)
    Sponsor: Open Society Foundations
    Principal Investigators: Robert Goldman & Susana SaCouto

  • Mexico Consultancy Project
    Sponsor: Open Society Justice Initiative
    Principal Investigator: Susana SaCouto

  • Strengthening Victims' Access to Justice in Bosnia Project
    Sponsor: U.S. Dept. of State Office of Global Women's Issues
    Principal Investigators: Ann Shalleck and Susana SaCouto

Women & International Law Program

  • Strengthening Victims' Access to Justice in Bosnia Project
    Sponsor: U.S. Dept. of State Office of Global Women's Issues
    Principal Investigators: Ann Shalleck and Susana SaCouto