Prosecuting ISIS for crimes against women and LGBTI persons
Rutgers Law School, Baker Courtroom
The Transnational Legal Initiative, in partnership with Rutgers Center for Gender, Sexuality, Law and Policy, welcomes Lisa Davis, Clinical Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Human Rights and Gender Justice Clinic, CUNY School of Law, for a lunch lecture, “Prosecuting ISIS for Crimes Against Women and LGBTI Persons” on Tuesday, March 6, 2018.
Registration information is forthcoming.
Lisa Davis is a Clinical Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Human Rights and Gender Justice Clinic (formerly named International Women’s Human Rights Clinic). She has written and reported extensively on human rights and gender issues, including on women’s rights and LGBTIQ rights, with a focus on peace building and security issues in conflict and disaster settings. She has testified before U.S. Congress, U.K. Parliament, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights and various international human rights bodies. In 2016, Professor Davis was elected by her peers to deliver the civil society statement for the U.N. Security Council’s open debate on the use of sexual violence in conflict situations.