Juan Franco is a Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD) candidate at American University Washington College of Law, where he also earned his L.L.M in international Legal Studies. He has worked in research and litigation concerning human rights issues in Latin America and the Caribbean region. Juan has experience in litigating before International and Regional Human Rights systems on freedom of expression, access to justice, and transitional justice issues. He worked for the Impact Litigation Project of the Center for Human Rights at American University Washington College of Law, conducting research and monitoring human rights violation across the hemisphere, and litigated cases before the Inter-American System of Human Rights while at the organization Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights. Prior to earning his L.L.M., he conducted research and training on women’s rights and legal aspects of armed conflict.
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