Professor Connie de la Vega writes extensively on international human rights law and participates in United Nations human rights meetings. She has submitted amicus briefs detailing international law standards to U.S. courts for juvenile death penalty and affirmative action cases, including Roper v. Simmons and Graham and Sullivan v. Florida, and has been cited by the U.S. Supreme Court. De la Vega is the co–author of The American Legal System for Foreign Lawyers (Wolters Kluwer, 2011) and...
BA, Scripps College, JD, UC Berkeley
Application of International Law in the U.S., Death Penalty Law, Discrimination - Race, Human Rights, International Human Rights Law, International Law, Sentencing Practices