Human Rights and the Global Economy SSRN e-Journal
PHRGE Affiliated Faculty and Staff co-edit an online law journal on human rights published by the Social Science Research Network (SSRN). There are currently over 385 subscribers and over 5500 papers posted. Subscription to the e-Journal requires an SSRN login.
Human Rights at Home Blog
PHRGE Faculty Co-Director Martha Davis recently launched a new blog on the Law Professors network, which focuses on human rights in the United States and features posts from human rights scholars and advocates across the country. The blog is available here.
PHRGE Fellow Sara N. Kominers ‘15 recently published a report on sexual violence perpetrated again women farmworkers. The report, which is the culmination of Kominers’ fellowship with Oxfam America, provides a comprehensive review of existing documentation of women farmworkers who harvest and pack agricultural goods, the factors in agriculture that heighten their risk and the challenges of finding effective solutions. (View the report)
Professor Martha F. Davis
Professor Martha F. Davis recently published "Race and Civil Counsel in the United States: A Human Rights Progress Report" at 64 Syracuse Law Review 447-64 (2015). The essay articulates the often ignored racial impact on the issue of Civil Counsel and examines the ways in which international conventions influence the domestic debate.
Professor Margaret Woo
Professor Margaret Woo recently authored "The Dynamism of Chinese Civil Procedure" in Comparitive Civil Procedure - Global Trends and Developments (Springer, forthcoming). She writes on the dynamism of the legal system in China, contributing to a comparitive study of global legal procedure.
Professor Brook Baker
Professor Brook Baker recently co-authored "Evolving Human Rights and the Science of Antiretroviral Medicine" in 17/1 Health and Human Rights (2015), reviewing scientific evidence of the benefits of Antiretroviral medicines in the treatment of patients with HIV, and the implications for the health-related human rights duties of States.
Professor Wendy Parmet
Professor Wendy Parmet recently co-authored "Health Care for Immigrants - Implications of Obama's Executive Action" in 372 New England Journal of Medicine 1187-1189 (2015). The essay outlines the implications and likely outcomes of Obama's 2014 declaration to give millions of undocumented immigrants a reprieve from the threat of deportation, which will likely increase access to insurance for immigrants and members of their families.