Shelton Receives ASIL Medal

Congratulations go to Dinah L. Shelton, GW’s Manatt/Ahn Professor of International Law, who was awarded the Goler T. Butcher Medal by the American Society of International Law (ASIL). The medal recognizes Professor Shelton’s outstanding contributions to the development and effective realization of international human rights law. 

Highlighting Professor Shelton’s extensive career, Astrid Avedissian of ASIL wrote, “She has been an indefatigable advocate in human rights law and international environmental law and is a distinguished specialist on the intersection of these two disciplines, as well as on regional protection of human rights.”