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Obama Administration Appoints Caroline Bettinger-López as the New White House Advisor on Violence Against Women

Vice President Joe Biden announced the Obama Administration’s appointment of Caroline Bettinger-López as the new White House Advisor on Violence Against Women on Tuesday, March 4, 2015. Bettinger-López will act as advisor to the President and Vice President on issues of domestic and sexual violence and is the second person to hold this role. Bettinger-López is […]

“Stand Your Ground” Laws: International Human Rights Law Implications

BY AHMAD ABUZNAID, CAROLINE BETTINGER-LOPEZ, CHARLOTTE CASSEL, & MEENA JAGANNATH, 68 U. Miami L. Rev. 1129 (2014). Introduction: Since the February 2012 killing of Trayvon Martin and other recent high-profile criminal cases, “Stand Your Ground” (“SYG”) laws in the United States have come under intense scrutiny. Florida is ground zero for the controversy. SYG laws […]