Radwan Ziadeh, a senior analyst at the Arab Center in Washington D.C., discusses the Syrian crisis and his work on transitional justice plans for that country.
Upcoming Events By Year
Friday, January 22, 2016
Friday, February 26, 2016
In addition to representing the plaintiffs in the Flint water class actions, Julie Hurwitz is also co-counsel, on behalf of the NLG and with the Sugar Law Center, in the federal Constitutional challenge to the Michigan Emergency Manager Law (“dictator bill”), currently pending in the US Court of Appeals.
Monday, February 29, 2016
Who has access to the vote, and how that access is granted or controlled? Join us for a faculty panel discussion on voting rights in the United States
Monday, April 4, 2016
Human rights activist Larry Siems will discuss the process of bringing Mohamedou's manuscript from classified secret to published book.
Friday, April 8, 2016
George Deek is a veteran of the Israeli diplomatic corps, currently a Fulbright scholar at Georgetown University.
Thursday, April 14, 2016
Notre Dame alumni from South Africa will examine both extraordinary progress and continued challenges in South Africa, as well as reflect upon the impact that a Notre Dame education had on their efforts.
Mbuyiseli Madlanga, LL.M. ’90, Justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa and the Judge James J. Clynes, Jr. Visiting Chair in the Ethics of Litigation within the Judicial Process, will deliver the Clynes Chair Lecture at Notre Dame Law School.
Friday, April 15, 2016
The Journal of International and Comparative Law's annual symposium will review the origins and jurisprudence of the South African constitution.
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Helen Mirren stars as a UK-based military officer in command of a top-secret drone operation to capture terrorists in Kenya.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Student volunteers join with organizers and local African Americans in a historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in one of the nation's most segregated states.
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Notre Dame Professor of Law Jimmy Gurulé will moderate a 9/11 terrorism conference.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Antonia Chayes, Professor of International Politics and Law at Tufts University, will discuss her recent book Borderless Wars: Civil Military Disorder and Legal Uncertainty.
Sunday, October 2, 2016
CCHR co-sponsors the Sixth Meeting of the Association for Feminist Epistemologies, Methodologies, Metaphysics, and Science Studies.
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
With its newly signed justice agreement, Prof. Doug Cassel will address the challenges that now face a Colombia in transition.
Friday, October 14, 2016
The Most Rev. Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R, Archbishop of Indianapolis, will examine the imperative to assist refugees according to the moral tradition of the Roman Catholic Church.
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
A young woman from Colombia joins the youth-led New York State Youth Leadership Council (YLC) and becomes an activist for undocumented youth.
Monday, October 31, 2016
Bill Goodman practices civil rights law with Goodman & Hurwitz P.C., representing families and individuals who have been the victims of police and other governmental misconduct.
Thursday, November 3, 2016
Dr. Angela Reed will share aspects of her research with formerly trafficked Filipino women.
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
José Aylwin is a human rights lawyer, and teaches Indigenous Peoples’ Rights at the School of Law of the Universidad Austral de Chile.
Thursday, November 10, 2016
As America commemorates the 75th anniversary of World War II, L.A. Theatre Works brings history to life with Judgment at Nuremberg. CCHR co-presents and hosts a pre-performance panel discussion.
Friday, December 2, 2016
Data about mass violence can seem to offer insights into patterns: Is violence getting better, or worse, over time? Is violence directed more against men or women? But in human rights data collection, we (usually) don’t know what we don’t know—and worse, what we don’t know is likely to be systematically different from what we do know.…
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
One of the sad realities of our world is that human trafficking exists. According to the U.S. State Department, 600,000 to 800,000 people are trafficked across international borders every year, of which 80% are female and half are children. Between 14,500 and 17,500 people are trafficked into the U.S. Human trafficking is the third largest international crime industry (behind illegal drugs and arms trafficking). It reportedly generates a profit of $32 billion dollars every year; of that, $15.5 billion is made in industrialized countries.…