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Introduction: Jessica Lenahan (Gonzales) v. United States: Implementation, Litigation, and Mobilization Strategies

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Caroline Bettinger-Lopez

University of Miami - School of Law

Date Written: 2012

Abstract

This keynote address was delivered at a symposium at American University Washington College of Law entitled Lenahan (Gonzales) v. United States of America: The Domestication of International Law. This article, which was adapted form the keynote address, examines the landmark case of Jessica Lenahan (Gonzales) v. United States (Inter-Am. Comm’n H.R., Report No. 80/11 (2011)) and its predecessor, Town of Castle Rock v. Gonzales (545 U.S. 748 (2005)), and describes recent developments in implementation of the Lenahan decision.

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Bettinger-Lopez, Caroline, Introduction: Jessica Lenahan (Gonzales) v. United States: Implementation, Litigation, and Mobilization Strategies (2012). American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law, Vol. 21, No. 2, p. 207, 2012. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2241796

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