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National Lawyers' Committee on Human Rights

The National Lawyer’s Committee on Human Rights, NLCHR, is an advisory committee to Peace Brigades International-USA, comprised of human rights lawyers from across the United States. This Committee’s mission is to support lawyers and other human rights activists whose lives are in danger due to their efforts to promote and protect human rights and challenge human rights violations committed in their countries.

Current members of the Lawyers' Committee include:


David Baluarte, Asst. Clinical Prof. of Law and Dir., Immigrant Rights Clinic, Washington and Lee Univ. School of Law



Kay Bridger-Riley, Bridger-Riley & Assoc.



Peter Henner, Law Office of Peter Henner




Sital Kalantry, Clinical Prof. of Law, Cornell Univ. Law School



Angie McCarthy, Women and Law Program, American University Washington College of Law




Jennifer Moore, Prof. of Law, Univ. of New Mexico School of Law




Margaret Satterthwaite, Prof. of Law and Dir., Global Justice Clinic, NYU School of Law



Click here to read a news article about the Committee's launch in 2010.

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