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Professor Anil Kalhan to Chair NYC Bar Association's International Human Rights Committee

Anil Kalhan

June 08, 2015

Professor Anil Kalhan has been appointed chair of the New York City Bar Association's International Human Rights Committee.

The committee works to strengthen the rule of law across the globe and promotes adherence to international human rights law, engaging with governmental and non-governmental groups and individuals, as well as intergovernmental organizations and advocacy groups.

An authority on immigration law, comparative law and international human rights law, Kalhan served as a visiting scholar at the Center for the Study of Law and Society at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law in the spring of 2015.

Kalhan served as a committee member from 2001-04, when it issued a report on human rights standards applicable to the U.S. interrogation of detainees, and from 2012-15; he will serve as chair until 2018.