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Under traditional international human rights law doctrine, the state is obligated to protect human rights in its territory, and it is the state that bears responsibility for human rights violations committed by private actors.
U.S. House of Representatives Resolution 594 Expressing Profound Concern about Threats to Human Rights, the Rule of Law, Democracy, and the Environment in Brazil (September 2019)
U.S. Senate Resolution 337 Expressing Concern about the Fires in the Amazon Rainforest (...read more
The Inter-American Investment Corporation was established in 1984 as the private sector arm of the Inter-American Development Bank Group. In 2017, it was rebranded as the "I.D.B. Invest." Governed by 45 member countries, including 26 countries from Latin American and the Caribbean, I.D.B. Invest...read more
On June 27, 2019, the final day of its term, the U.S. Supreme Court unexpectedly failed to issue a decision in Carpenter v. Murphy. Many consider Murphy one of the Court’s most consequential and closely-watched Indian law cases in recent history. It also stands as the oldest case on the Court’s...read more