Professor Rachel López will discuss transitional justice and accountability in the aftermath of mass crimes at “Human Rights and the Politics of Solidarity,” a conference at the University of Connecticut on April 4 and 5.
López will join Professor Matiangai Sirleaf of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Professor Jamie Rowen of the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and Professor Kimberly Theidon of Tufts University’s Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy on the panel focused on transitional justice.
The author of “The Duty to Refrain: A Theory of State Accomplice Liability for Grave Crimes,” which appeared in the Nebraska Law Review in 2018, López was a Schell Visiting Human Rights Fellow at Yale Law School in 2017 and a Fulbright Global Scholar in 2016. In 2018, she organized a symposium on diverse strategies for confronting mass abuse that featured judges and scholars from around the world.
She directs the Andy and Gwen Stern Community Lawyering Clinic.