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Sital Kalantry is a Clinical Professor of Law, Director of the International Human Rights Policy Advocacy Clinic, and Co-Director of the Migration and Human Rights Program at Cornell Law School.  She is an expert in international human rights and her scholarship focuses on gender and education rights, particularly within the context of India and the United States. In her book, Women’s Human Rights and Migration, she uses empirical, comparative, and critical race studies approaches to critique the legislative process and mainstream discourse regarding sex-selective abortion bans in the United States. In the book, she argues for a transnational feminist approach to examining regulations on immigrant women’s behavior.  She is currently working on a series of articles based on an empirical analysis of the jurisprudence of the Indian Supreme Court.

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