Ndubisi Obiorah

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Ndubisi Obiorah "is a Nigerian human rights lawyer who works for HURILAWS, the Human Rights Law Service in Lagos. While attending Harvard Law School, Mr. Obiorah spent the summer as a fellow, researching the impact of corruption on human rights and democratic development in Nigeria and examining the legislative and enforcement mechanisms developed in the United States." [1]

"Ndubisi Obiorah is one of HURILAWS' Policy Advisors. Ndubisi holds an LL.B. from the University of Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria, in 1989; an LL.M. from University of Essex in 2001; and an LL.M. from Harvard Law School in 2002. He practised corporate and commercial law between 1990-93 in Owerri and Lagos, Nigeria. He has been practising public interest and human rights law since 1993. He was an Associate in the law firm of Olisa Agbakoba & Associates, Lagos (1993-96). He was also Legal Officer of HURILAWS from 1996-98 and later Senior Legal Officer from 1998 - 2003. Ndubisi was an Intern with the Legal Resources Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa in 1998. He was also a Visiting Fellow with Human Rights Watch, New York in 2000 and Visiting Fellow, National Endowment for Democracy, Washington D.C. in 2002. His career experience includes constitutional litigation, legislative advocacy and non-profit management. Interests include international politics and African literature. He is currently the Executive Director of the Centre for Law and Social Action (CLASA), Lagos." [2]

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  1. Past Fellows, NED, accessed September 14, 2007.
  2. Advisory, HURILAWS, accessed September 14, 2007.