SO MY PAPER ON MILITARY COUPS WILL BE COMING OUT SHORTLY IN THE COLUMBIA HUMAN RIGHTS LAW REVIEW, and I’ve uploaded the near-final PDF version to SSRN. The changes are modest (among others, reflecting the election, and the installation of General Mattis as Secretary of Defense), but it’s nicely typeset and easy to read now.
Students and staff at the Human Rights Clinic at the Columbia Law School have released a report examining tracking organizations’ estimates on drone strikes by the United States. The clinic’s systematic review found reports often rely on unnamed Pakistani government officials or unnamed witnesses. Show More Summary
Andrew Cohen points us to this exhaustive study by the Columbia Human Rights Law Review about the execution of Carlos DeLuna. I will have more when I’ve had the chance to read the book next week, but the bottom line is that 1)the evidence against DeLuna is exceptionally weak, for the familiar reasons — inept [...]
The entire current issue of the Columbia Human Rights Law Review is given over to the tragic wrongful execution of Carlos DeLuna, an almost certainly innocent man who was murdered by the state of Texas on 8 December 1989. DeLuna's case is one where "everything that could go wrong did go wrong" in the words [...]
The Columbia Human Rights Law Review has posted online a 400-page, multi-media investigation that concludes it was mistake to have put Carlos DeLuna to death in 1989 for the murder of Corpus Christi convenience store clerk Wanda Lop...
Carlos DeLuna was executed in 1989 for the murder of Wanda Lopez, but a 400-page article in the Columbia Human Rights Law Review asserts that Texas actually put the wrong man to death, while the real killer bragged about the murder and the fact that DeLuna took the fall. Lopez,...
Yuvraj Joshi, “Respectable Queerness” London-based writer Yuvraj Joshi has published Respectable Queerness, 43 Columbia Human Rights Law Review 415 (2012). Here is the abstract: This Article proposes a new theoretical framework to understand public recognition of gay people and relationships. This framework — called … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors