The Committee on Public International Law, Human Rights & Global Justice, a standing committee under the Florida Bar International Law Section, proudly presents the Democracy & Human Rights Symposium: A Learning Venture into the Global and Domestic Implications of the United States’ Approach towards Implementation of ICCPR since Ratification and other International Human Rights Agreements and Initiatives. The event will be held on October 12, 2018 10AM at Barry University School of Law 6441 East Colonial Drive, Orlando, FL 32807 ROOM: ALC 201

For panelists’ information please refer to the event’s brochure.
If interested in attending, please RSVP with the Committee Coordinator Christina M. Green, Esq. at
For the 2018-2019 cycle, the Standing Committee on Public International Law, Human Rights & Global Justice Co-Chairs are:
Professor Lisa Iglesias, is a Professor of Law the University of Miami School of Law, she holds a BA (magna cum laude) from the University of Michigan and a JD (with honors) from Yale Law School. She is the co-founder of Latina and Latino Critical Theory, Inc. (LatCrit, Inc.) which she incorporated in 1998 and co-directed until 2003.  She designed the Project for Legal Economic, Development, Justice and Equality (PLEDJE) an innovative clinical program to promote micro-business development, immigrant rights & the use of NAFTA labor and environmental side accords through workshops, community based study circles and outreach to underprivileged high school students.  On a side note, she is also a licensed pilot.
Richard A.C. Alton, a practicing attorney living in Cooper City, Florida and attorney at Alton Law in Miami Lakes, he holds a B.A. in History from George Mason University and J.D. from Florida State University with a Certificate in International Law.  His fields of practice include immigration, international business, and transactional law.  He has published several pieces with various law reviews across the nation on topics concerning international legal history as well foreign passport seizures.  His work on passport seizures has been cited across the globe, including by publications in Canada, Belgium, Indonesia, and by the International Organization for Migration and the U.S. Court of Appeals.  He also teaches part time courses on Business Law and Western Civilization, and lectures on Medieval History.