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Human Rights Project Presents

Thursday, February 21, 2019
American Exceptionalism on Steroids: Violating Human Rights at Home, from Obama to Trump
Olin, Room 101
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
A Talk with Jamil Dakwar, ACLU Human Rights Program Director
Jamil Dakwar (@jdakwar) is the director of the American Civil Liberties Union’s Human Rights Program (HRP), which is dedicated to holding the U.S. government accountable to its international human rights obligations and commitments. He leads a team of lawyers and advocates who use a human rights framework to complement existing ACLU legal and legislative advocacy primarily in the areas of counterterrorism, racial justice, immigrants’ rights, women’s rights, and criminal and juvenile justice. HRP conducts human rights research, documentation, and public education, as well as engages in litigation and advocacy before U.S. courts and international human rights bodies.

For more information, call 854-857-5518, or e-mail

Time: 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Location: Olin, Room 101