Daniel Bonilla

Associate Professor, Universidad de los Andes School of Law
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Daniel Bonilla is an Associate Professor at Universidad de los Andes School of Law in Bogotá , Colombia . Professor Bonilla graduated from Universidad de los Andes School of Law in 1994. He earned his L.L.M. from Yale Law School in 1998 and his J.S.D. degree from the same university in 2005. He is the Director of the Public Interest Law Group of Universidad de los Andes. As the Director of G-DIP, Daniel works with students to bring cases before the Constitutional Court relating to a broad range of issues including racism, discrimination, indigenous rights, and the environment.  Current projects include securing collective land rights for Afro-Colombians on the Islas de Rosario and a public action claim based on the unconstitutionality of Law 100 which currently does not provide social security benefits for same sex pairs. La Constitución Multicultural (The Multicultural Consitution) and Hacia un Nuevo Derecho Constitucional (Toward a New Consitutional Law) are among his most recent publications. Areas of interest: Philosophy of law, constitutional law, public interest law and multiculturalism.