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Human Rights Committee
 
Date: 03/15/2017
 
Location: The Chicago Bar Association, 321 South Plymouth Court, Chicago, IL 60604
 
Presented by: Human Rights
 
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TOPIC: "Probono Legal Assistance to Refugees in Jordan and Greece: Inspiration and Limitations."
Discussing a collaboration between a private international law firm and volunteer attorneys from not-for-profit organizations to provide pro bono legal assistance to refugees in Greece, Jordan and Iraq. The presenters will share recent experiences and discuss the changing legal landscape. from a U.S. perspective for international refugees under the Trump administration. U.S. Lawyers can make a difference for at least some refugees in desperate circumstances.

SPEAKER(S): Duane Sigelko, Reed Smith
Rev. Craig Mousin, DePaul University