FORA.tv Speaker - Laurel Fletcher

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Biography

Laurel Fletcher is Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the International Human Rights Law Clinic at UC Berkeley School of law. Before joining the Berkeley Law faculty in 1998, she practiced complex civil litigation, including representing plaintiffs in employment discrimination class actions.

Fletcher is active in the areas of transitional justice and humanitarian law, as well as globalization and migration. As director of the International Human Rights Law Clinic, she utilizes an interdisciplinary, problem-based approach to human rights research, advocacy, and policy. She has conducted empirical studies of the human rights impacts of Hurricane Katrina and the 2004 tsunami, forced labor in the United States, forced migration from the Dominican Republic, and the relationship between justice, accountability, and reconciliation in Bosnia.

She also has advocated for human rights victims before international human rights and criminal tribunals.

1 Program

Climate Justice, Ethics and the Copenhagen Agenda

12.15.09 | 00:41:13 min | 1 comment