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By Jaya Ramji-Nogales

Debating Human Rights History

In 2010, Samuel Moyn published “The Last Utopia: Human Rights in History“, a book that provoked its readers to critically engage with questions about when human rights emerged as an agenda on the international political scene.  Moyn’s suggestion that this was a strikingly recent development (dating to 1977) raised deeper questions about the politics underlying […]

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Introducing Sari Long

Sari Long is a third year law student at Northeastern University School of Law in Boston. A proud Minnesota native, Sari graduated from McGill University with a Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology and Religious Studies and from Harvard University with a Master’s degree in Management. She was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Turkmenistan and has worked […]

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The ILC on the Expulsion of Aliens

At work on a new article discussing the failures of international human rights law to adequately protect undocumented migrants, I was delighted to learn that the United Nations International Law Commission has been at work for nearly ten years on draft articles relating to the expulsion of aliens.   Provisionally adopted by the Drafting Committee in […]

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Introducing Karen Alter

It’s our great pleasure to welcome Karen Alter as an IntLawGrrls contributor.  Karen is Professor of Political Science and Law at Northwestern University, where she teaches, among other courses, international courts and tribunals.  She is also co-director of the institutionalization research cluster at the iCourts Center of Excellence, Copenhagen University Faculty of Law.  Karen received [...]

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