February 11, 2020 RAPID RESPONSE

Alternative Legal Solutions to International Human Rights Violations

In a world that resists accountability, international human rights attorneys encounter many obstacles when seeking justice for their clients. This webinar showcases several attorneys who have found novel ways to surmount these obstacles. Our hope is that they inspire you to do the same.

The topics discussed include:

  • Creative ways to address corporate liability for human rights violations;
  • Non-judicial grievance mechanisms;
  • The French duty of vigilance law for corporations doing business outside of France;
  • Child trafficking initiatives in supply chains;
  • Bringing accountability to local sites; and 
  • Representing victims in international courts.

Panelists

  • Tiphaine Beau de Loménie, Partner, Seattle Avocats
  • Caitlin Daniel, Senior Communities Associate, Accountability Counsel
  • François de Cambiare, Partner, Seattle Avocats
  • Charity Ryerson, Founder and Legal Director, Corporate Accountability Lab
  • Claret Vargas, Senior Staff Attorney, The Center for Justice & Accountability

Moderator

  • Jaclyn Fortini Laing, Co-Chair, International Human Rights Committee, ABA Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice

Co-Sponsors: ABA Center for Human RightsABA Center for Public Interest LawABA International Law Section

Resources

Presentations: Tiphaine Beau de Loménie &  François de CambiareCaitlin DanielCharity RyersonClaret Vargas

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