Eva Paterson to Keynote Opening Reception of Strategic Litigation Impacts Meeting Hosted by Open Society Justice Initiative and Stanford Law School

icon_newspaperEJS President Eva Paterson will keynote the opening reception of a strategic litigation impacts meeting hosted by the Open Society Justice Initiative and Stanford University School of Law’s Human Rights Center taking place December 3-4, 2014, at Stanford Law School.

The meeting will examine the role of strategic litigation in contributing to changes in policy, practice and discourse from the perspective of a social-change agent. Participants will explore how strategic litigation has been used in different areas of the world in the context of a study conducted by the Justice Initiative.

Taking advantage of California’s rich experience in the field, the meeting will include expert commentary on the preliminary findings of the inquiry’s pilot case study, on the rights of Roma and education desegregation rights in some European schools.

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