Keith Harper Confirmed as U.N. Human Rights Representative

Former Skadden Fellow Keith Harper ('95) was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on June 3 to be the U.S. representative to the U.N. Human Rights Council in Geneva. The Washington Post said the confirmation of Keith — a member of the Cherokee Nation — makes him the first member of a federally recognized tribe to be accorded "an ambassadorial-rank post" ("Native American Lawyer Confirmed to U.N. Human Rights Post," June 3).