Clinic files cert petition in final attempt to hold corporations accountable for supporting Apartheid

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Harvard Law School’s International Human Rights Clinic and its partners have filed a petition for writ of certiorari with the U.S. Supreme Court in the In re South African Apartheid Litigation suit, asking the Court to clarify the circumstances under which defendants may be held accountable in U.S. courts for human rights violations.

The International Criminal Court: What lies ahead?

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Luis Moreno-Ocampo, founding Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, and Tim McCormack, Visiting Professor of Law at HLS and Special Adviser on International Humanitarian Law to the Prosecutor of the ICC, recently discussed challenges that lie ahead for the organization, the first permanent court established to deal with war crimes and crimes against humanity.

Harvard Muslim Law Students Association launches #yourvoicematters community-building campaign

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The Harvard Muslim Law Students Association (MLSA) started a social media campaign to create a network of mentorship for Muslim American youth who are harmed and discouraged by Islamophobic sentiment. Using the hashtag #yourvoicematters, the students hope to generate a positive dialogue focused on reclaiming and celebrating Muslim identity.