Human Rights, Community Justice, and the State

Please Join the Fall 2020 Law and Politics Series

 


Sep15
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
2020-09-15 12:00:00 2020-09-15 13:15:00 Human Rights, Community Justice, and the State

Zoom: https://occidental.zoom.us/j/91075936442

Passcode: 440933

ID# 910 7593 6442

Professor Polavarapu is an Associate Professor at the University of South Carolina School of Law, as well as the Executive Director and Founder of the South Carolina Restorative Justice Initiative. She has over a decade of experience working in human rights, both domestically and abroad. She also has significant legal expertise in the field of legal pluralism, with a particular research focus on informal, community-driven justice systems and how they work together with formal, state-centered systems. Her research includes legal innovations for expanding access to constitutional justice, the use of restorative justice mechanisms to combat domestic violence in Uganda, and governance of land rights in sub-Saharan Africa. Professor Polavarapu teaches courses in Comparative Law, Rule of Law, Transnational Law, International Human Rights Law, and Restorative & Transformative Justice.

Online Zoom Event
America/Los_Angeles public
Location:
Online Zoom Event
Event Date: Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Zoom: https://occidental.zoom.us/j/91075936442

Passcode: 440933

ID# 910 7593 6442

Professor Polavarapu is an Associate Professor at the University of South Carolina School of Law, as well as the Executive Director and Founder of the South Carolina Restorative Justice Initiative. She has over a decade of experience working in human rights, both domestically and abroad. She also has significant legal expertise in the field of legal pluralism, with a particular research focus on informal, community-driven justice systems and how they work together with formal, state-centered systems. Her research includes legal innovations for expanding access to constitutional justice, the use of restorative justice mechanisms to combat domestic violence in Uganda, and governance of land rights in sub-Saharan Africa. Professor Polavarapu teaches courses in Comparative Law, Rule of Law, Transnational Law, International Human Rights Law, and Restorative & Transformative Justice.

Aparna