Bringing Human Rights and Business Principles to Texas

The Clinic evaluated the Texas Bar Rules of Disciplinary Procedure in light of what guidance they provide to attorneys dealing with international human rights issues.  In particular, the Clinic compared and contrasted the Texas Bar Association’s rules with the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.  During fall 2017, the Clinic prepared a report on its findings and recommendations that were presented to the International Human Rights Committee of the Texas Bar Association’s International Law Section.