Innovating Advocacy: Legal Approaches in a New [Pandemic] Terrain

12:10-1:10 p.m.

How are justice-seeking movements and organizations adapting to the rapidly-changing environment created by the spread of COVID-19? What tools are proving most effective in their responses? And what role can lawyers and courts play to curb deepened and emerging justice challenges? Join us for conversation with experts and advocates Hassan Jabareen (Adalah) and Purvi Shah (Movement Law Lab); moderated by JoAnn Kamuf Ward (Columbia).

The series is organized by the Columbia Law School Human Rights Institute, Duke Law’s International Human Rights Clinic, Columbia Law School’s Center for Gender and Sexuality Law, and Just Security.

It is co-sponsored by the Center for International Human Rights at Northwestern’s Bluhm Legal Clinic, Columbia University’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights, Duke Environmental Law and Policy Clinic, Cornell International Human Rights Clinic: Litigation and Advocacy, Harvard Law School’s Human Rights Program, Human Rights Watch, the International Commission of Jurists, the International Human Rights Clinic at University of Chicago Law School, Northeastern Law School’s Program on Human Rights and the Global Economy, Opinio Juris, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, Tanner Humanities Center at the University of Utah, UCLA’s Promise Institute for Human Rights, UC Berkeley’s Miller Institute for Global Challenges and the Law, the University of Dayton’s Human Rights Center, and the University of Minnesota Law School’s Human Rights Center.

Free and open to the public. Join events via zoom (password: 200022).