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The Legal Legacy of Sale v. Haitian Centers Council

Start/End Wednesday, October 23, 2013 12:10 PM EDT -- 01:10 PM EDT
Location Name Jerome Greene Hall Room 104

"The Haitian Case, the “Law of Guantanamo” and Transnational Public Law Litigation"
Professor Harold Hongju Koh
, Sterling Professor of International Law, Yale Law School

Recommended Reading:
- Harold Hongju Koh & Michael J. Wishnie, The Story of Sale v. Haitian Centers Council: Guantanamo and Refoulement, Human Rights Advocacy Stories (2009) (Hurwitz, Satterthwaite & Ford, eds.) 406-416
- Brandt Goldstein "Mission to Guantanamo" Yale Alumni Magazine 2005


The Human Rights Institute invites you to the third talk in our series on the 20 year anniversary of the Sale v. Haitian Centers Council Case. Sale was one of the seminal American human rights cases of the 1990s. It changed U.S. foreign policy, spawned satellite litigation, became the subject of numerous books and articles, and inspired a generation of human rights scholars and activists. Today, two decades after the Haitian case, it is worth examining some of the many aspects of its legal legacy.