Promise Institute Amicus Briefs

The Promise Institute submits amicus briefs in cases that involve issues of international human rights.

Amicus Briefs

Brief of Legal Scholars and Nongovernmental Organizations in Flores v. Barr, No. 85-4544 [PDF]

filed January 28, 2020 in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

The Promise Institute for Human Rights signed on to an amicus brief explaining that the arbitrary detention of children based on their migration status violates international law.

Amicus Curiae Observations by Kate Mackintosh and Göran Sluiter in the Situation in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan [PDF]

filed November 15, 2019 in the Appeals Chamber of the ICC

Executive Director Kate Mackintosh and University of Amsterdam Professor Goran Sluiter submitted a brief in support of incorporating human rights treaties, particularly the right to an effective remedy for victims of human rights violations, into the decision whether or not to honor the Prosecutor’s request to proceed with an investigation into war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.

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