James Anaya and Rob Williams give a brief overview of their 50-page report on International Law and Policy Relating to the Situation of the Native Hawaiian People.
James Anaya served as the U.N. Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples from 2008 until 2014. He helped draft the United Nations ("U.N.") Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Anaya is a Regents Professor at the U of A's James E. Rogers College of Law, where he teaches International Human Rights, International & Comparative Law of Indigenous Peoples, and Constitutional Law. He earned his J.D. from Harvard Law School.
Robert Williams has represented indigenous groups and individuals before international human rights bodies as well as the U.S. and Canada Supreme Courts. He is the author and coauthor of several books used widely as foundational texts for Federal Indian law and indigenous studies. Also at U of A, Williams teaches courses on issues including Indigenous People in the InterAmerican Human Rights System, Federal Indian Law, Tribal Courts and Jurisdictional Issues. Like Anaya, Williams graduated from Harvard Law School.
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