David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law and Policy

Professor Asli Bâli Profiled in UCLA Newsroom on Her Work for Human Rights and Legal Practice

March 23, 2016 – Professor Asli Bâli was profiled in a UCLA Newsroom article about her work in international and human rights law, and her role as the new director of the Center for Near Eastern Studies at the UCLA International Institute. 

Professor Bâli, who joined the UCLA faculty after years of engagement in private practice, pro bono work, and studying international human rights, comparative law and constitutional transitions, said of her decision to come to UCLA in 2009: 

“The wealth of resources and opportunities for collaboration at this university — an incredible research university on topics related to the Middle East and an excellent law school that had a very strong commitment to international and comparative law, as well as significant programs in critical race studies and public interest law. That was a very congenial configuration for me.”

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