In this episode, Legal Fellow Hannah Perls speaks with Aminta Ossom, a Clinical Instructor at Harvard Law’s International Human Rights Clinic, where she focuses on equality, inclusion, and economic and social rights. They discuss how looking at environmental problems through a human rights lens can provide new insights and legal strategies for addressing environmental injustice in the United States and beyond. They also feature guest commentary from Tripti Poddar, a litigating attorney practicing in Delhi and Assam. Tripti is also a legal consultant with a legal empowerment organization called Nazdeek, which is based in Delhi, where she supports community-led advocacy and research on economic and social rights.
For a full transcript of this episode please see here.
CleanLaw Production Team: Robin Just, Andy Dolph, and Sara Levy
Links from the show:
- The Center for Economic and Social Rights’ OPERA Framework
- Our Federal Environmental Justice Tracker
- Our Biden 100 Days Report and Biden/Harris Administration Tracker