Inter-American Human Rights System (LAW-725-003)

10:30 am - 12:20 pm, not being offered in 2020

  • Claudio Grossman
  • Santiago Cantón

This course will cover the development of human rights in the Inter-American system and the way in which the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights and the Inter-American Court of Human Rights protect those rights within their respective mandates. The analysis of the Commission's work will focus on the system of individual petitions, on-site visits, special reports on countries that are part of the system and thematic reports of the various rapporteurs. Among the topics to be discussed when analyzing the Commission are the presentation and processing of individual petitions and how protects the rights recognized in various instruments of the system. Regarding the Court, its contentious and advisory jurisdiction will be discussed, highlighting the progress made in its most recent case law. In practical terms, this section will examine the question of the effectiveness of the system, including how they work the same can be translated into strategies that will integrate at national level, where ultimately the protection afforded by it to take effect.

Human Rights Events

September 18 12:00PM-1:00PM Power, Policing, & Tech September 22 12:00PM-1:00PM Online via Zoom Human Rights 101 September 23 12:00PM-1:00PM Online via Zoom International Suite Talk featuring Charles Di Leva, The World Bank’s Chief Officer for Environmental and Social Standards September 24 11:00AM-12:30PM Online via Zoom 15th International Commercial Arbitration Annual Lecture: Seven Dirty Tricks to Disrupt Arbitral Proceedings and the Responses of International Arbitration Law September 30 12:00PM-1:00PM Online via Zoom International Suite Talks Series October 02 12:00PM-1:00PM Online via Zoom American University Law Review Federal Circuit Fridays Series: Veteran's Law Keynote Address October 07 12:00PM-1:00PM Online via Zoom International Suite Talks Series October 09 12:00PM-1:00PM Online via Zoom American University Law Review Federal Circuit Fridays Series: Patent Law Panel Discussion October 13 4:00PM-7:00PM Day 1- 22nd Annual Hispanic Law Conference (HLC): What's at Stake for Latino/a/x Communities in 2020? COVID-19, Census, Elections, and Social Justice Movements October 14 12:00PM-1:00PM Online via Zoom International Suite Talks Series October 14 4:00PM-7:00PM Day 2- 22nd Annual Hispanic Law Conference (HLC): What's at Stake for Latino/a/x Communities in 2020? COVID-19, Census, Elections, and Social Justice Movements October 15 4:00PM-7:00PM Day 3 - 22nd Annual Hispanic Law Conference (HLC): What's at Stake for Latino/a/x Communities in 2020? COVID-19, Census, Elections, and Social Justice Movements Events Calendar ... Find more events in our events calendar
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