IRLS Dispatch Blog

Consular Obligations Concerning Human Trafficking Survivors

Isabella B. Ruggeri. Isabella is a JD Candidate (2021) at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University and is interested in international human rights law and humanitarian law. She is an IRLS Fellow during the 2019-2020 academic year. Human trafficking is a global problem. Graphic source: ILO,

Read More »

“There is Nothing that Justifies the Intentional Targeting of Innocent Individuals” – Amb. Williamson on Kosovo President Thaçi, who just testified at The Hague

Pedro Pizano and Albi Çela. Pizano is the Northwestern-McCain Public Interest Legal Fellow at ASU’s McCain Institute for International Leadership. Çela is an International Rule of Law and Security Program Fellow at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University in Washington, D.C. [Disclosure: Amb. Williamson is their

Read More »

China’s Continued Abuse of Uyghur Citizens

Brianna Pachuilo. Brianna is a JD Candidate (2022) at Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. She is an IRLS fellow during the 2019-2020 academic year with an interest in international human rights law. How has China oppressed its Uyghur citizens? Since 2017, reports have emerged detailing

Read More »

Democratic Backsliding Likely to Accelerate Following Polish Elections

Polish President Andrzej Duda celebrates victory in Sunday’s elections. Jacob Kostrzewski. Jacob is the Program Coordinator for the International Rule of Law and Security Program. He holds a Masters in Foreign Service from Georgetown University. Jacob speaks Polish fluently and spent 12 years living in Poland. Poland’s seventh presidential election

Read More »

A Possible Path Forward for Global Climate Change Litigation

Maria L. Hodge. Maria Hodge is a JD Candidate (2021) at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, with interests in federal and state legislative policy, and international human rights law. She is an IRLS Fellow during the 2019-2020 academic year. This summer, I am interning

Read More »

Amb. Williamson: Statement on the Indictment of Kosovo’s President Thaci for Crimes Against Humanity and War Crimes

Ambassador Clint Williamson. Ambassador Williamson is the Senior Director of the International Rule of Law and Security Program at the McCain Institute, and a Distinguished Professor of Practice at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, where he teaches International Criminal Justice. Amb. Williamson is the former U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for War

Read More »

IRLS Summer Interns Promote Rule of Law from Afar

Jacob Kostrzewski. Jacob is the Program Coordinator for the International Rule of Law and Security Program at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. IRLS Summer Interns listening to Judge Jerlie Requerme discuss access to justice in the Philippines. Thirteen ASU Law JD and MLS students

Read More »

The Importance of Public Service: An Interview with Alexander Mallory

Alexander Mallory during an organized trip to Gettysburg in the Spring 2019 semester. Jacob Kostrzewski. Jacob is the Program Coordinator for the International Rule of Law and Security Program at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. Jacob sat down for a discussion with Alexander Mallory,

Read More »

International Perspectives on Exclusionary Rules

Jacob Stock. Jacob is a JD candidate (2022) at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law.  He is interested in international law and criminal law. He is an IRLS Fellow during the 2019-2020 academic year. Exclusionary rules prevent the government from using evidence that was obtained in violation of the rights

Read More »

Rwandan Genocide Suspect Arrested in Paris

Ambassador Clint Williamson. Ambassador Williamson is the Senior Director of the International Rule of Law and Security Program at the McCain Institute, and a Distinguished Professor of Practice at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, where he teaches International Criminal Justice. Amb. Williamson is the former U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for

Read More »