IMPETUS monitors

In 2020, a group of international human rights practitioners and academics from the United States (US) and Canada formed a working group to develop International Monitoring Panels to Evaluate Trials in the United States (IMPETUS). The group identified a need to assess implementation of international human rights laws, norms, and standards within the US justice…

IMPETUS report: US v. Donziger, 24 January 2022

United States v. Steven Donziger, No. 19-CR-561 (LAP); 11-CIV-691 (LAK), United States Federal Court, South New York Trial Division: Final Observations and Conclusions on the Criminal Contempt Proceedings in the Trial Division, 2019-2021, 24 January 2022. The report is posted at https://impetusmonitors.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/IMPETUS.Donziger.FinalReport.January2022.pdf.

US v. Donziger: International monitors find criminal contempt proceedings violated US international law obligations | Statement

IMPETUS Statement (full pdf) Donziger Criminal Contempt Proceedings Violated US International Human Rights Obligations ¬†Statement issued by IMPETUS ¬†24 January 2022 An international group of legal scholars and practitioners, International Monitoring Panels to Evaluate Trials in the United States (IMPETUS), has released a 55-page report of their findings of US Federal Court criminal contempt proceedings…