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Filling the Justice Gap: Access to Justice and Human Rights at Home

(1) Comments | Posted November 13, 2012 | 3:46 PM

by Risa E. Kaufman, Sherie Gertler, Mickey Hubbard and Rumbidzai Maweni

Last week in New York, as the city continued its slow recovery from the storm, the United Nations' expert on extreme poverty and human rights presented a powerful report on access to justice. "Access to justice is a human...

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A Human-Rights Lens on the Affordable Care Act

(9) Comments | Posted March 28, 2012 | 1:16 PM

Co-written by Martha F. Davis, professor of law, Northeastern University School of Law and faculty co-director of the law school's Program on Human Rights and the Global Economy

As the Supreme Court weighs the fate of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) this week, it should consider the...

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Administration: One, Arizona: Zero

(11) Comments | Posted September 15, 2010 | 3:03 PM

Only days after the Obama administration released its report analyzing the United States' human rights record in conjunction with the UN's Universal Periodic Review (UPR) process, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer came out swinging -- demanding that the reference to Arizona's controversial "papers please" immigration law be removed from the report....

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