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March 5 Friday

Human Rights Workshop: Jorge Contesse LLM '05, JSD '14, "Chile's Constitutional Awakening”

  • Friday, March 5, 2021 at 12:15PM - 1:30PM
  • Online
  • Open To The Yale Community
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Description

Jorge Contesse is a scholar of international human rights law and comparative constitutional law. His work focuses on and the judicialization of international law and on the interaction between domestic constitutional actors and international and regional human rights regimes, particularly, the inter-American human rights system. 

He has been a visiting professor at the University of Miami School of Law, a visiting resource professor at the University of Texas School of Law, and an assistant professor at Diego Portales University School of Law in Santiago, Chile, from which he received his degree in law and social sciences and where is currently a permanent visiting professor. Prior to joining the Rutgers’ faculty, he served as a board member for Chile’s National Human Rights Institute. 

If you are a member of the Yale community and would like to attend this workshop, please email barbara.mianzo@yale.edu to request the background readings and zoom link.

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Schell Center for International Human Rights