Some Wednesday classes cancelled, decision on others pending
Due to Mayor Walsh’s request to keep Boston’s streets clear for snow removal Wednesday, New England Law | Boston classes scheduled to start before 4 p.m. are cancelled. A decision on classes beginning at 4 p.m. and later will be communicated by noon tomorrow, as will the opening time for the library. Staff are not expected to report to work.
- B.A., Brown University
- M.Ed., University of Massachusetts Amherst
- J.D. New York University School of Law
Professor Laplante joined the New England Law faculty in 2013-2014, and she teaches Advanced International and Comparative Law: International Human Rights; Perspectives: Transitional Justice, and Public International Law. The former human rights lawyer was a researcher with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and a co-founder of the Praxis Institute for Social Justice, both based in Peru, and she writes on international law and justice topics.
Professor Laplante was visiting assistant professor and Richard D. Tulisano Human Rights Fellow at the University of Connecticut School of Law in 2011-2012, and was a research fellow there in 2012-2013. She also served in 2012-2013 as inaugural and interim director of the University of Connecticut’s Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, working in consultation with Senator Christopher Dodd to establish the Office of Human Rights and Outreach.
Prior academic posts include a visiting assistant professorship at Marquette University Law School (2008-2011) and a fellowship with Princeton’s Institute for Advanced Study (2007-2008), where she participated in the thematic program, “Rule of Law under Fire.”