Where do universal human rights begin? On this episode of Justice Matters, host Sushma Raman speaks with Professor Martha Davis about local movements and human rights cities.


Martha Davis teaches constitutional law, US human rights advocacy, and professional responsibility at Northeastern Law School, where she is a Faculty Director for the Program for Human Rights and the Global Economy. A Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Human Rights and Humanitarian Law at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute in Sweden, she is also a member of the expert committee for HumanRight2Water, a Geneva-based non-governmental organization that advocates for water and human rights. She is currently a Fellow at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy.