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Urban Morgan Institute for Human Rights 35th Anniversary Conference
Urban Morgan Institute for Human Rights 35th Anniversary
Conference
Human Rights: Promotion and Protection
Advocates Reflection on their Work
8:30 a.m.
Registration
9:00 a.m.
Welcome: Bert Lockwood, Distinguished Service Professor of
Law and Director, Urban Morgan Institute for Human Rights
9:10-9:45 a.m.
International Criminal Courts
Chair:
Thomas O’Donnell
Discussants: Linda Murnane, Chief, Court Management Support
Services, Special Tribunal for Lebanon
Erin Rosenberg, Attorney, Appeals Division,
International Criminal Court, The Hague,
Netherlands
9:45-10:15 a.m.
Corporations and Human Rights
Chair:
Sarah Ganslein, Senior Associate, Wilmer Hale
Discussants: Tara Van Ho, Post-Doctoral Research Associate,
INTRALaw Center, Aarhus University, Denmark
Marilu Gresens Peries, Senior Human Rights
Analyst, Maplecroft
10:30-11:00 a.m.
Human Rights Issues in the American Indian Nations
Chair:
Molly Russell
Discussants: Hilly McGahan, Staff Attorney, SAFE Harbor
Sapphire Diamant-Rink, Assistant Regional
Solicitor, U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Office of the
Solicitor
11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Human Rights Advocacy Within the United States
Chair:
Discussants:
Sean Arthurs, Doctoral Candidate, Education
Leadership Program, Harvard Graduate School of
Education
Heather Gomes, Attorney
Teresa Martinez, Directing Attorney, California
Rural Legal Assistance, Santa Barbara Office
Rebecca Landy, Human Rights Outreach
Coordinator, US Human Rights Network
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Greetings from Santa Ono, President, University of Cincinnati
Lunch
1:00.-1:45 p.m.
Trafficking of Persons
Chair:
Tom Bockhorst
Discussants: Terry Coonan, Associate Professor of Criminology
and Law and Executive Director, Center for the
Advancement of Human Rights, Florida State
University
Dina Haynes, Professor of Law,
New England Law | Boston
Caleb Benadum, Program Manager,
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
1:45-2:15 p.m.
U.S. Department of State
Chair:
Marci Warrington
Discussants: Cathy Blank, Diplomat
Kate Pongonis, Foreign Service Office,
US Department of State
2:15-2:45 p.m.
Africa
Chair:
Discussants:
Keith Syler
Teresa Yates, Coordinator, Gender Justice
Programme of Oxfam, Tanzania
Sue Tatten, Attorney and International
Development Practitioner
2:45-3:15 p.m.
Immigration
Chair:
Nancy Oliver, Associate Dean for Curriculum and
Student Affairs, University of Cincinnati College of
Law
Discussants: Lisa Green, Attorney
Lindsey Wilkes, Attorney, Kayi & Wilkes PLLC
3:15-4:15 p.m.
Human Rights NGOs
Chair: Howard Tolley, (ret.) Professor,
University of Cincinnati
Discussants: Mike Heflin, Director of Equality, Human Rights
Initiative, Open Society Foundation
Taegin Reisman, Associate, Legal Office for
Internal Justice, Open Society Justice Initiative
Erica Hall, Senior Policy Adviser,
World Vision UK
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Janine Kossen, Senior Policy and Advocacy Officer
for Women’s Protection and Empowerment,
International Rescue Committee
4:15-5:00 p.m.
Human Rights Litigation
Chair:
Nora Burke Wagner, Director, LLM Program,
University of Cincinnati College of Law
Discussants: Alexi Wood, Associate, Davis LLP,
Toronto, Ontario
Adam Moser, Earthrights
Carrie Hagan Gray, Clinical Associate Professor,
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of
Law and Director, Civil Practice Clinic
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