Daly, Erin


Erin Daly is Professor of Law at Delaware Law School and the Director of the Global Network for Human Rights and the Environment. She has written extensively and, with James R. May, co-authored and co-edited numerous articles and volumes on environmental constitutionalism, including Global Environmental Constitutionalism (2015), Implementing Environmental Constitutionalism (2018), the Encyclopedia of Human Rights and the Environment: Indivisibility, Dignity, Legality, Geography  (2019), and the Judicial Handbook on Environmental Constiutionalism and its Compendium of Cases (3d edition 2019), used in UN Environment judicial workshops worldwide. She is Executive Director of Dignity Rights International, which advances the human right to dignity throughout the world through education, advocacy, and litigation. She is the author of Dignity Rights: Courts, Constitutions, and the Worth of the Human Person (2013) (with a foreword by Aharon Barak), a comparative analysis of the global jurisprudence of the right to human dignity and she is currently at work on a casebook as well as other book projects relating to dignity under law. Her first book, Reconciliation in Divided Societies: Finding Common Ground (2006), co-authored with South African scholar Jeremy Sarkin and with an Introduction by Archbishop Desmond Tutu, considered transitional and transformative justice after political upheaval. She serves as the US National Correspondent for the Centre international de droit comparé de l’environnement (CIDCE).

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