Erin Daly

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Erin Daly is Professor of Law at Delaware Law School in the United States, where she directs the Dignity Rights Clinic. She is the Immediate Past Director of the Global Network for Human Rights and the Environment. 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 the co-author, with James R. May, of the first casebook on Dignity Law: Global Recognition, Cases, and Perspectives. With Jimmy May, she has written extensively 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 Environmental Rights and Defenders (2022), part of a series of publications 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 consultation. 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) and is a member of the Normandy Chair for Peace and the Global Pandemic Network.
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