Tag Archives: International Law

It Isn’t Just About Flint: Water As A Human Right in the United States

By Tanisha Canty People are suffering from nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, parasites, hair loss, permanent neurological disorders, anemia; raw sewage pools in their yards, separated from the children’s toys by thin scraps of metal; even their livestock are diseased from grazing … Continue reading

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The Experience of Working in an Established Human Rights Institution

By: Emmanuel Sam, PHRGE Fellow at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law in Lund, Sweden While considering co-ops, I always wanted to get an international experience, especially in an institution with a human rights focus. When the time … Continue reading

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Understanding Family Planning – Poor Medical Care, Forced Sterilization and the Genocide of Tribal Peoples and ‘Backward Castes’

By: Morgan Wilson, PHRGE Fellow at Human Rights Law Network in Delhi, India   I recently completed a co-op assignment with the Human Rights Law Network (HRLN) in Delhi, India. I worked with the Women’s Health and Reproductive Rights Initiative (WHRRI) researching … Continue reading

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Something Like Home

By: Hilary Deignan, PHRGE Fellow at the Centre for Disability Law and Policy in Galway, Ireland Like many Massachusetts natives, I have long-identified with an Irish culture I knew little about. Growing up on Cape Cod I proudly wore green ribbons … Continue reading

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Court Strikes Down Oklahoma Amendment

Posted by Professor Martha Davis, Northeastern University School of Law On August 15, a federal district court in Oklahoma struck down the state’s constitutional amendment barring consideration by state court judges of Sharia law, international law and “legal precepts of … Continue reading

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