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Margaret L Satterthwaite

New York University
  • Civil Rights, Immigration Law, International Law...
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Expertise
  • Civil Rights
  • Immigration Law
  • International Law
  • Human Rights and the War on Terror
Professional Experience
Professor
New York University
Current
Education
New York University School of Law
J.D.
Honors: magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, Root-Tilden-Kern Public Interest Scholar, Future Law Teachers Fellowship, Center for International Studies Junior Fellow, Boudin Fellow in Human Rights
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University of California, Santa Cruz
M.A.
Honors: Center for Cultural Studies Grant
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Eugene Lang College, New School University
B.A. | Writing, Literature and Gender
Honors: Jacob Burns Scholar; GPA 3.97
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Awards
Foulk Graduation Award
for Outstanding Scholarship and Sincerity
Alumnae Club Award
for Excellence in Scholarship and Extracurricular Activities
Professional Associations
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Member
Current
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U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, New York State
Member
Current
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Supervised International Human Rights Clinic visit to Yemen
Current
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Legal expert
Current
Activities: Legal expert at women s rights and clinical practice training for Nigerian legal professionals, Kano, Nigeria, International League for Human Rights/National Human Rights Commission of Nigeria/UNDP
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Organizing Committee, International Law Weekend
Member
- Current
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HEALTH AND HUMAN RIGHTS: AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL
Member, Advisory Board
- Current
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Root-Tilden-Kern Scholarship Program, NYU School of Law
Faculty Director
- Current
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Washington Square Legal Services, Inc.
Member of Board of Directors
- Current
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Task Force on National Security, New York City Bar Association
Member
- Current
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N.Y.U. JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW & POLITICS
Member, Advisory Board
- Current
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Advisory Panel of Experts to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Promotion
Member
- Current
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Protection of Human Rights While Countering Terrorism (Martin Scheinin)
Member
- Current
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International Human Rights Interest Group, American Society of International Law
Co-Chair
- Current
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Legal expert
- Current
Activities: Legal expert on mission assessing feasibility of creating mobile legal clinics for women in Nigeria,International League for Human Rights/UNDP
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Legal expert
- Current
Activities: Legal expert on human rights delegations focusing on economic and social rights in Haiti, Robert F.Kennedy Memorial Center for Human Rights
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Legal expert
- Current
Activities: Legal expert on domestic workers delegation to the United Nations Human Rights Commission, Global Rights
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Committee on Clinical Legal Education, Association of American Law Schools
Member
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International Law Committee, New York City Bar Association
Member
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Board of Directors, Amnesty International USA
Member
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Association of American Law Schools International Human Rights Law Section
Chair-Elect
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Consultant
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Activities: Consultant to the United Nations Development Fund for Women on human rights issues, on retainer
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Association of American Law Schools International Human Rights Law Section
Program Chair
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International Human Rights Committee, New York City Bar Association
Member
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Speaking Engagements
From  Rendition to Justice to Rendition to Torture: Informal Transfer under International Law, North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation Symposium
U.N.C. School of Law
Extraordinary Rendition: State Secrets about the War on Terror
 Renditions,  Disappearances, and Proxy Detentions in the  War on Terror,, Amnesty International USA 2006 Lawyers Conference
University of Washington School of Law
Appearances in National Public Radio
Appearances in Reuters
Appearances in Salon.com.
Appearances in The BBC
Appearances in The History Channel
Appearances in Democracy Now
Appearances in The Associated Press
Appearances in The Canadian Broadcasting Company
Appearances in The Chicago Tribune
Appearances in the Los Angeles Times
Appearances in The Miami Herald
Appearances in The New York Times
Applied International Intersectionality
University of Colorado Department of Sociology
Developing and Expanding Clinics: The Role of Students and Student Organizations, International Human Rights Clinical Legal Education Conference
Boston University School of Law
Documentary, Human Rights, and Questions of Evidence
NYU SCHOOL OF LAW
panel presentation at  Signs of Crisis:Religious Conflict, Human Rights, and the New Documentary Film in Southern Asia,
Extraordinary Rendition, Washington, D.C
American Bar Association, the Center for National Security Law, and the Center on Law, Ethics, and National Security
17th Annual Review of the Field of National Security Law
Extraordinary Rendition 101
Georgetown University School of Law
National Teach-In to Stop Extraordinary Rendition
Extraordinary Rendition and the U.N. Convention Against Torture
United Nations Association
Extraordinary Rendition: Issues of Law and Policy
University of Virginia School of Law and the Judge Advocate General Legal Center and School
Extraordinary Renditions, Disappearances and Proxy Prisons: Navigating the Post-Rasul Moment, International Human Rights Program
From Rendition to Justice to Rendition to Torture: Evidence and Intelligence in the  War on Terror, The Human Rights of Anti-Terrorism colloquium
University of Ottawa Faculty of Law
Inter-State Complicity in Human Rights Violations
International Law Weekend
Just Back from the Human Rights Council, American Society of International Law Annual Meeting
Rendered Meaningless: Extraordinary Rendition and the Rule of Law, Junior International Law Scholars Conference
Rendered Meaningless: Extraordinary Rendition and the Rule of Law, George Washington Law Review 75th Anniversary Symposium
GWU Law School
The New Face of Armed Conflict: Enemy Combatants After Hamdan v. Rumsfeld
Rendition and Secret Detention under National and International Law, Berlin, Germany
presentation at  A European Approach to Rendition,
Rendition and Secret Detention: An Overview of the State of Current Research, The Hague, Netherlands
Clingendael, Netherlands Institute of International Relations
Rendition, Disappearance, and Human Dignity, Faith and Freedom Convocation
Washington, D.C.
Secret Detention in the  War on Terror', Amnesty International Speaker s Panel, St.Bartholomew s Church, New York
The CIA Rendition Program in the Context of Human Rights Violations in the  War on Terror, experts meeting, Warsaw, Poland
European Centre for Constitutional and Human Rights
presentation at experts meeting on rendition
The Program: Extraordinary Rendition and Enforced Disappearances in the  War on Terror,
National Guantánamo Teach-In, Seton Hall School of Law
The Evolution and Future of Human Rights in the Legal Academy, Harvard Human Rights Journal 20th Anniversary Conference
The Right of Indigenous Peoples to Meaningful Consent in Extractive Industry Projects,, Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting
The Trust in Indicators: Trying to Measure Human Rights, Association of American Law Schools Annual Conference
 New Voices in Human Rights panel
The U.S. Program of Extraordinary Rendition and Secret Detention, experts meeting, Auswärtiges Amt, Berlin, Germany
meeting on Promoting and Protecting Human Rights While Countering Terrorism
The UN and Counterterrorism: Two Provocations
Counterterrorism and Human Rights Discussion Panel
Torture by Proxy
From Torture to Trial: Guantánamo and Beyond,
Torture by Proxy: The Legality of Extraordinary Rendition
Fordham University School of Law
What Protections Exist Against Return to Torture or Ill-Treatment?, Expert Consultation on Diplomatic Assurances
Jacob Blaustein Institute
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