We commemorate World Refugee Day on June 20, 2017 by sharing some of our clients' stories of courage and hope. Please take five minutes to listen to their stories.
The Advocates for Human Rights will present nine awards to human rights leaders at the Human Rights Awards Dinner on June 15, 2017 at the Marriott City Center in Minneapolis. The Human Rights Awards Dinner is an annual event that honors those who dedicate time, energy, and passion to advance The Advocates' mission of changing the world … Continue reading Recognizing human rights leaders who are changing the world for good
After 19 years of practicing corporate litigation with prominent law firms in New York City and Minneapolis, I was a tabula rasa in what turned out to be important topics for me. I had no knowledge of, or interest in, international human rights law in general or refugee and asylum law in particular. Nor did … Continue reading The Sanctuary Movement Case, 1985