Haitian Repatriation Case Revisited
New York, September 25, 2013—Two decades after the U.S. Supreme Court shocked the human rights community by allowing the United States to forcibly return Haitians intercepted on the high seas without any determination of their refugee status, a speakers’ series organized by Columbia Law School’s Human Rights Institute will revisit the decision and the generation of advocacy it inspired.
- Columbia Law School Professor and Human Rights Institute Co-Director Sarah H. Cleveland, former counselor on international law to the legal adviser at the U.S. Department of State
- Center for Constitutional Rights President Emeritus Michael Ratner ’69
- Yale Law School Professor and former legal adviser of the U.S. Department of State Harold Hongju Koh
- Yale Law School lecturer and former director of the ACLU Immigrants’ Rights Project Lucas Guttentag
- Yale Law School Professor Michael Wishnie