Jonathan Oberman, a professor who trains public defenders at Cardozo Law School, also scoffs at Vance’s reasoning. “There are conflicting stories from a witness?” he says. “Okay — then just apply the same standard to poor and low-income people and let them derive the same benefit.”
April 26, 2018 - Professor Gabor Rona spoke at the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, which was held from April 16-27, about the use of private security contractors in extractive industries operating on indigenous community lands. The forum, established by the UN Economic and Social Council, holds an annual two-week session that attracts hundreds of indigenous people and advocates worldwide.