Miguel Sarre

Board member

Miguel Sarre is a law professor at the Mexico Autonomous Institute of Technology (ITAM) in Mexico City. He was a member of the UN Subcommittee for the Prevention of Torture (2004-2015).  He holds degrees from the University of Notre Dame and Mexico City's Escuela Libre de Derecho. He promoted the ombudsperson institution in Mexico and was the first ever ombudsperson in the nation (1988-1990). He has worked on drafting legislation and implementing crime labs; state offices to support investigative tools for public defenders, and due process within the prison system and the adversarial system throughout Mexico. He is a regular advisor to the Madres y Hermanas de la Plaza Luis Pasteur, a pioneer national organization for families of people in prison.