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Human Rights Attorney at Home and Internationally

published March 31, 2009

By Harrison Barnes, CEO and Founder - BCG Attorney Search left
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Some attorneys have spent their life working for human rights which is not always a front page title. None the less, attorneys fight battles for policy change in the US and worldwide. The attorneys also address crimes against humanity, refugee protection, torture, women's rights and gay and lesbian rights. There is a well known non-profit organization in Washington DC and New York that facilitates the work for change of human rights in conjunction with attorneys and the United Nations. Human Rights First employs attorneys, paralegals and a cluster of other support staff who work for human rights.
 
Human Rights Attorney at Home and Internationally

Human Rights Attorneys have a broad selection of issues to defend. A Degree in law can be expanded to a Masters in Human Rights. Human Rights Law is often practiced internationally. The United Nations determines much of the International laws for Human Rights and countries send their representatives to assist in international law-making. Many human rights lawyers have represented their countries at the United Nations.

''Andrew Hudson is from Melbourne, Australia and began his work in human rights as an attorney to the indigents and refugees. He served as a delegate for Australia to the United Nations. Hudson also worked as a Special Reporter on Extrajudicial Executions for the United Nations.''1 He currently serves on staff with Human Rights First in New York. He is the Senior Associate of the Human Rights Defenders Program.

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