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Jessica Lenahan (Gonzales) v. United States of America

General Material

Jessica Lenahan’s three daughters were kidnapped and killed by her estranged husband due to the lack of actions taken by local law enforcement. She took her case before the U.S. Supreme Court and then before the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights.  This webpage includes the amicus briefs regarding her case, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights decision, and the press releases regarding this decision.