Trump administration breaks human rights traditions in border patrol beating death case

Roxanna Altholz quoted by All Gov, Aug. 16, 2017

Altholz said the United States faces “high political costs for that failure” to respond to the petition. …  “One need only to look at the newspapers to understand how regional leadership in human rights is particularly important right now,” Altholz said. “To be very simple, the United States will lose the case, and lose it badly.”