Transitional justice is  a  an approach to achieving fairness or just treatment during the turn around from  conflict and/or state repression to one where justice is being pursued.  In attempting  to achieve the state’s accountability and the redressing of victims rights.   Indeed, transitional justice affords victims a recognition of their  rights.  It also  promotes… Read More

Human Rights lawyers in North America know that although the societies of Canada and the United States believe that human rights are uniform and fair, they in fact are not. Nowhere is this truer than when it comes to water, climate justice and indigenous people. Poverty is also a driver in the realm of climate… Read More

In submitting their disputes over environmental harms to an international court or tribunal the parties to the row seek a remedy for the issue that triggered the action.  Environmental disputes are a relatively recent class of cases that have been litigated in international courts.  Indeed, it has only been over the past two decades that… Read More