University of Arizona Law Clinic Director, Student to Testify before Organization of American States

As the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) gathered for public hearings this week, two representatives from the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law’s Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy (IPLP) program will were on hand to provide testimony.

Seanna Howard, director of the International Human Rights Advocacy Workshop and a professor of practice; and Michelle Cook, Doctor of Juridical Science candidate,  testified before the IACHR in a hearing on May 9 in Kingston, Jamaica about the criminalization of indigenous resistance to extractive industries in the United States.

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View a webcast and hearing details on the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights website.