How to Effectively Use the International Human Rights Framework

How to Effectively Use the International Human Rights Framework in Your Litigation and Legal Advocacy

Continuing Legal Education Seminar


June 29, 2017

12:30 pm-2:30 pm


Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

Atlanta, Georgia


Co-sponsored by Project South and Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP.

Lunch will be provided.


This seminar has been approved for 2.0 CLE hours by the Georgia State Bar.  There is no cost for attending this CLE


Program Co-Chairs: Azadeh Shahshahani, Legal and Advocacy Director, Project South, and Tamara Serwer Caldas, Pro Bono Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP                                                      


12:30 pm       Welcoming Remarks


12:35 pm        Overview of the International Human Rights Framework                 

                       Jamil Dakwar, Director, American Civil Liberties Union Human Rights



1:20 pm          Value of International Human Rights Advocacy to Grassroots Groups and

                       Impacted Communities  

                       Colette Pichon Battle, Executive Director, US Human Rights Network


2:00 pm         Georgia Case Study: Advocacy before the Inter-American Commission on

                       Human Rights

                      Sarah Owings, Chair, American Immigration Lawyers Association

                      Georgia-Alabama Chapter


2:25 pm          Closing Remarks


2:30 pm          Adjourn





June 29, 2017 at 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
Azadeh Shahshahani · · 404-622-0602

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