More than 170 nations just committed to reduce their emissions in order to confront the climate threat. Now, the big question on the minds of national and global leaders is whether the U.S. will be able to meet its commitment as the nation's key climate strategy—The Clean Power Plan—faces serious legal challenges after the Supreme Court issued a "stay" on the rule earlier this year.
The University of Chicago Law Students for Reproductive Justice, the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, and MEChA de UChicago among others will screen and discuss the film No Más Bebés on Monday, May 2 at International House. The screening will be followed by a discussion with producer Professor Virginia Espino and featured plaintiff Consuelo Hermosillo. Ms.
Professor Tasioulas will discuss the notion of the ‘minimum core obligations’ associated with economic, social and cultural human rights, such as the rights to education and health. The idea of minimum core obligations, which is a nascent doctrine in international human rights law, is heavily contested both as to its meaning and utility.