Miguel Sarre

Board member

Miguel Sarre is Professor of law at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) in Mexico City. He was a member of the UN Subcommittee for the Prevention of Torture (2004-2015).  He holds an LLM from Notre Dame and a Law Degree from Mexico City's Escuela Libre de Derecho. He promoted the ombudsman institution in Mexico and was the first ever ombudsperson in the nation (1988-1990).  He has worked on drafting of legislation and implementation of crime labs; state offices to support public defense investigative tools, and due process within the prison system and the adversarial system throughout México. He is a regular advisor to the  "Madres y Hermanas de la Plaza Luis Pasteur", a pioneer national organization for families of prisoners.