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Thursday, January 26, 2012

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Reflecting on Dignity & Human Rights: A Panel Discussion with Notre Dame Internationalists


As part of the University’s Dignity @ ND program, the Associate Provost for Internationalization will present an interdisciplinary faculty panel and discussion hosted by the ND International Office and featuring remarks by Sean O’Brien, Center for Civil & Human Rights; Carolyn Nordstrom, Department of Anthropology; Allert Brown-Gort, Institute for Latino Studies; and Anthony Monta, Nanovic Institute for European Studies.…

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Monday, March 19, 2012

U.N. Commissioner Calls for “Responsibility to Solve”

Location: McCartan Courtroom


Those caught in protracted refugee situations need more than legal rights – they need a morally based commitment from the world community to find lasting solutions. That was the message T. Alexander Aleinikoff, United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Refugees, brought to Eck Hall of Law’s McCartan Courtroom on March 19, 2012.

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Monday, April 2, 2012

Critical Developments in the Evolution of Federal Civil Rights Law: How Voting Rights and School Integration Led the Path to Justice



Terrence Rogers (B.A. ’79, B.S. ’79, LL.M. ’11), alumnus of the Center’s LL.M. program in international human rights law, will present a historical lecture on federal civil rights law. His presentation will draw on his own research as well as the experiences of his father, who investigated civil rights cases in the late 1950’s as an FBI agent.

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Thursday, April 5, 2012

Democracy – Is it Good for Children’s Rights?



Professor Isabel Maria Sampaio Oliveira Lima, the third recipient of the Notre Dame-Brazilian Fulbright Foundation fellowship, will present her research on children’s rights. Isabel has been as a tenured Professor at the Catholic University of Salvador (UCSal), in the state of Bahia, since 1996.

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Friday, April 13, 2012

Narrating Law



Dr. Kathleen Cavanaugh, Lecturer of International Law in the Faculty of Law, Irish Centre for Human Rights (ICHR), National University of Ireland, Galway.

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Monday, April 16, 2012

Friday, September 7, 2012

PLHD Annual Lecture: Robert Cooter


Location: Room 1130


Professor Robert Cooter, the Herman F. Selvin Professor of Law at Boalt Hall and a widely recognized pioneer in the field of law and economics, delivered the Program on Law and Human Development Annual Lecture on September 7, 2012, in Eck Hall of Law.

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Thursday, September 13, 2012

Friday, September 21, 2012

Anti-Corruption Law at Home and Abroad


Location: Room 3140

Richard C. Pilger, Director of the Election Crimes Branch in the Public Integrity Section of Criminal Division of the United States Department of Justice, will discuss monitoring and fraud prosecution in both international and domestic elections.

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Sunday, September 30, 2012

The Qur’an and Islamic Law


Location: Room 1140


Prof. Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na’im, Emory Law School, will examine the historical nature and role of the Qur’an as the primary source of the normative system of Islam, in contrast to post-colonial emphasis on its role as the main “source” of “Islamic law”.

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Thursday, October 25, 2012

Friday, November 16, 2012

CCHR Practitioner Series: John Richmond


Location: Room 1310

John Richmond, Special Litigation Counsel with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Human Trafficking Prosecution Unit, will deconstruct common myths about human trafficking.

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Monday, November 26, 2012

CCHR: Human Rights Roundtable


Location: Room 2130


In the first Center for Civil and Human Rights Roundtable, Todd Whitmore, Dept. of Theology,  will discuss human rights issues in Northern Uganda: the involvement of the ICC, Uganda's Amnesty Act, the role of local traditional rites of reconciliation, and the involvement of the U.S. in tracking down Joseph Kony.…

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Friday, December 7, 2012

PLHD Convenes London Symposium on Migration


Location: Notre Dame’s London Centre


On December 6-7, 2012, the Program on Law and Human Development hosted an inter-disciplinary symposium on Human Development and Migration at the Notre Dame London Law Centre.

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