Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

Course on Ethnic Denationalization in the Dominican Republic

Take this new CLE course on the 2013 DR Constitutional Court ruling.


Ethnic Denationalization in the Dominican Republic: A Critical Analysis of Constitutional Court Ruling TC 168/13

3 (Skills) NY Credits /3 (Municipal/General) NJ Credits

This CLE course will focus on the controversial 2013 Dominican Republic Constitutional Court ruling (TC 168/13) divesting Dominicans of Haitian descent of citizenship. The program features a distinguished panel of presenters ranging from academia, practitioners and activists. Our panel of experts will explore issues such as:

  • Who is a citizen?
  • What is statelessness?
  • How are the rights of stateless persons protected?
  • What international/regional treaties address the right to nationality?
  • What impact do international pressure and social movements have in shaping a country’s domestic politics?

An English translation of the Constitutional Court’s decision will be available at the program.


Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
One Battery Park Plaza
New York, NY 10004


Tuesday September 23, 2014


Presented by Haitian American Lawyers Association of New York, Inc.

Dr. Luis Barrios, Professor, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Department of Latin American and Latina/o Studies
Ms. Marie-Claude Jean-Baptiste, Program Director, Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice
Ms. Laura Bingham, Legal Officer, Open Society Justice Initiative
Dr. Samuel Martinez, Associate Professor, University of Connecticut, Center of Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Mr. Vladimir Duthiers, CBS News Correspondent

Haitian American Lawyers Association of New Jersey
The Haitian Roundtable
Dominican Bar Association
Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey
Ius Lingua
Marino Legal Academy


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