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Sophia Miller APPLICATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION ON THE ELIMINATION OF ALL FORMS OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION (QATAR v. U.A.E.), THE ICJ LIMITS THE APPLICABILITY OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION ON THE ELIMINATION OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION 30 Tulane Journal of International and Comparative Law 449 (Summer, 2022) I. Overview. 449 II. Background. 450 A. Jurisdictional Requirements for ICERD Claims. 450 B. Analyzing a Claim Under ICERD. 451 III. Court's Decision. 453 IV. Analysis. 456 V. Conclusion. 458 2022 yes
Shreya Atrey COMMENT: UNDERSTANDING XENOPHOBIA AS INTERSECTIONAL DISCRIMINATION 79 Washington and Lee Law Review 1007 (Summer, 2022) This Comment examines the nature of xenophobia and why it seems to fall through the cracks of international human rights law, especially as a form of racial discrimination under the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination. It considers an understanding of xenophobia as a sui generis case of intersectional... 2022 yes
Zachary Parrish LOCKED UP AND LOCKED DOWN IN THE LAND OF THE FREE: A LOOK AT THE UNITED STATES' PRISONS AND COVID-19'S DISPROPORTIONATE EFFECT ON BLACK AMERICANS' RIGHT TO HEALTH 37 American University International Law Review 391 (2022) I. INTRODUCTION. 393 II. BACKGROUND. 396 A. Racism in the United States: A Brief History. 396 i. Mass Incarceration. 396 ii. Systemic Racism. 399 B. COVID-19. 399 i. COVID-19's effect on Black Americans within prisons. 400 C. The International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (the Convention). 405 i. Article 1:... 2022 yes
Martha F. Davis (G)LOCAL INTERSECTIONALITY 79 Washington and Lee Law Review 1021 (Summer, 2022) Intersectionality theory has been slow to take root as a legal norm at the national level, even as scholars embrace it as a potent analytical tool. Yet, in recent years, intersectionality has entered law and policy practices through an unexpected portal: namely, local governments' adoption of international norms. A growing number of local... 2022  
Dr. Stefano Angeleri , Dr. MarĂ­a Teresa Palacios Sanabria A RIGHTS-BASED ASSESSMENT OF THE TEMPORARY PROTECTION STATUTE FOR VENEZUELANS IN COLOMBIA 47 Yale Journal of International Law Online 80 (2022) Since 2015, the multidimensional crisis in Venezuela has resulted in massive emigration. Over 2.4 million Venezuelan refugees and migrants live in neighboring Colombia, and, in 2021, almost one million of them were undocumented. Such exceptionally high numbers of migrants in irregular, precarious status led to the Colombian government's concerns... 2022  
Waruguru Gaitho CHALLENGING THE SINGLE AXIS FROM THE NEXUS: OPERATIONALIZING INTERSECTIONALITY IN INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS LAW TO ADEQUATELY ADDRESS THE CORRECTIVE RAPE OF BLACK LESBIANS IN SOUTH AFRICA 31 Tulane Journal of Law & Sexuality 1 (2022) Intersectionality refers to the synergistic interaction between various facets of an individual's identities that may result in compounded oppression. While intersectionality discourse has been around since the '80s, the international human rights law framework has yet to do away with its single-axis model of discrimination law, posing a challenge... 2022  
H. Timothy Lovelace, Jr. CIVIL RIGHTS AS HUMAN RIGHTS 71 Duke Law Journal 1849 (May, 2022) During the early 1960s, government officials in the U.S. Department of State grappled with the following quandary: How could the United States shape and lead a racially diverse world while still denying rights to Black Americans domestically? One way the State Department set out to resolve this disconnect was through diplomacy and negotiations at... 2022  
Evelyn Aswad, David Kaye CONVERGENCE & CONFLICT: REFLECTIONS ON GLOBAL AND REGIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS STANDARDS ON HATE SPEECH 20 Northwestern Journal of Human Rights 165 (7-Jul-22) ABSTRACT--What is hate speech under international human rights law? And how do key international adjudicators interpret the law governing it? This Article seeks to illuminate two countervailing and under-reported trends: on the one hand, a growing consensus among U.N. experts and treaty bodies concerning interpretations of hate speech... 2022  
Kevin Brown, Lalit Khandare, Annapurna Waughray, Kenneth Dau-Schmidt, Theodore M. Shaw DOES U.S. FEDERAL EMPLOYMENT LAW NOW COVER CASTE DISCRIMINATION BASED ON UNTOUCHABILITY?: IF ALL ELSE FAILS THERE IS THE POSSIBLE APPLICATION OF BOSTOCK v. CLAYTON COUNTY 46 New York University Review of Law and Social Change 117 (2022) This article discusses the issue of whether a victim of caste discrimination based on untouchability can assert a claim of intentional employment discrimination under Title VII or Section 1981. This article contends that there are legitimate arguments that this form of discrimination is a form of religious discrimination under Title VII. The... 2022  
Benjamin A. Barsky DUAL FEDERALISM, CONSTITUTIONAL OPENINGS, AND THE CONVENTION ON THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES 24 University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law 345 (April, 2022) The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) represents a historic achievement for the global disability rights movement. Yet, when the U.S. Senate refused to ratify it on December 4, 2012, its influence on American law and policy seemed doomed. The Founders, after all, had conceived of a constitutional vision where the... 2022  
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