Projects

If you have a question or comment about any of these projects, you can send Dr. Kaufman a message via the form on his Contact page.

Bad Samaritan Laws

Welcome to Professor Zachary D. Kaufman’s database of “Bad Samaritan laws”: statutes that impose a legal duty to assist others in peril through intervening directly (also known as “the duty to rescue”) or notifying authorities (also known as “the duty …

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Declassified Documents

Through submitting Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests to various U.S. government agencies, I have obtained hundreds of previously classified documents that I use in my research and teaching. These documents include 194 declassified and released to me as part …

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Transitional Justice Media

Over the years, transitional justice and related human rights issues have featured in many films and documentaries, as well as have been the subject of a number of significant on-line multi-media archives. After discussing examples of this genre that address two …

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