Precautionary Measure 309/18 – Efraín Segarra, Abril Paúl Rivas Bravo, Javier Ortega Reyes (Ecuador & Colombia) / Special Follow-Up Mechanism (ESE)

Medida Cautelar 309/18 – Efraín Segarra, Abril Paúl Rivas Bravo, Javier Ortega Reyes (Ecuador & Colombia)/ Mecanismo Especial de Seguimiento (ESE) Commissioners: Esmeralda Arosemena de Troitiño; Flávia Piovesan; Edison Lanza, Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression; Francisco Eguiguren Petitioners: Fundamedios,…

U.S. Female Genital Mutilation Laws

On November 1, 2018, the Women & the Law Program hosted a discussion about the rising number of female genital mutilation (FGM) cases in the U.S. Adriana Buenaventura, Fellow at the Critical Thinking United Program of the AHA Foundation and…

Chile and Bolivia: an Analysis of the ICJ decision

On October 1, 2018, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) delivered its judgment in Bolivia’s case against Chile, rejecting Bolivia’s arguments that Chile had an obligation to negotiate sovereign access to the Pacific Ocean for Bolivia. Bolivia, a landlocked state…