Simmering Inequality Understanding Chile's Civil Unrest

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

12:30 - 1:45 PM

Room 090, Rutgers Law School

Lunch will be served

Jorge Contesse is a scholar of international human rights and comparative constitutional law, focusing on the judicialization of international law and on the interaction between domestic constitutional actors and international human rights regimes. A Chilean native, and a current Permanent Visiting Professor at Diego Portales Law School, in Santiago, he has been involved in the debate for a new constitution and has worked with other lawyers and advocates to document the current human rights violations. Jorge's work has appeared in the American Journal of International Law, the Harvard International Law Journal, the International Journal of Constitutional Law, and the Yale Journal of International Law, among others. His recent comment on the Chilean constitutional crisis, A Constitution Borne Out of Actual Bullets, was published in Verfassunsgblog.