Columbia Law School Human Rights Institute Suggested List of Issues to Country Report Task Force on the United States


Report addresses insufficient access to justice for low-income persons in the United States, including meaningful legal representation in civil cases. It also details the failure of state and local governments to implement international human rights treaty standards. Lastly, it outlines recent U.S. involvement in facilitating the transfer of detainees to the custody of governments with records of torture or inhumane detention conditions.