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Pam Spees

Pam Spees

Pam Spees is a senior staff attorney in the international human rights program at the Center for Constitutional Rights. She serves as lead counsel on several of CCR's cases and initiatives including, Sexual Minorities Uganda v. Lively, a case brought against a U.S. based anti-gay extremist for his role in the persecution of LGBTI people in Uganda; and in the legal effort to hold Vatican officials criminally responsible for the crimes against humanity of rape and sexual violence within the church. She is also involved in CCR's efforts in coalition with other groups on initiatives around post-earthquake Haiti, including efforts to stop forced evictions from displacement camps, prevent sexual violence in the camps, and to prevent U.S. deportations into cholera-ridden Haiti.

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Pam Spees

Pam Spees

Pam Spees is a senior staff attorney in the international human rights program at the Center for Constitutional Rights. She serves as lead counsel on several of CCR's cases and initiatives including, Sexual Minorities Uganda v. Lively, a case brought against a U.S. based anti-gay extremist for his role in the persecution of LGBTI people in Uganda; and in the legal effort to hold Vatican officials criminally responsible for the crimes against humanity of rape and sexual violence within the church. She is also involved in CCR's efforts in coalition with other groups on initiatives around post-earthquake Haiti, including efforts to stop forced evictions from displacement camps, prevent sexual violence in the camps, and to prevent U.S. deportations into cholera-ridden Haiti.