September 24, 2012
Today, Sept. 24: Panel on Arbitrary Detention and Its Prevention
“Arbitrary Detention and Its Prevention: Comparative Perspectives”
What makes detention arbitrary? How should arbitrary detention be prevented or remedied? Panelists will compare and contrast answers from the European and Inter-American human rights systems, the law of war, and U.S. domestic law.
Featured speakers: Professor Fionnuala Ni Aolain, of the University of Minnesota School of Law; Clinical Instructor Fernando Delgado, of Harvard Law School; Professor Gabriela Blum, of Harvard Law School; and Professor Carol Steiker, of Harvard Law School. Professor Gerald L. Neuman, Director of the Human Rights Program at HLS, will moderate the discussion.