The Keough School of Global Affairs has instituted a new human rights specialization within its Master of Global Affairs (MGA) program.
The Klau Center, in cooperation with Notre Dame Law School’s Career Development office, recently hosted its 2018 Summer Fellows for a briefing on their experiences with public interest organizations.
University of Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., has established a Campus Engagement Task Force to facilitate dialogue around the current abuse crisis gripping the Church.
Jennifer Mason McAward, director of the Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights, and Diane Desierto, Associate Professor of Human Rights Law and Global Affairs, engaged in a conversation about the status and legacy of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Alexander McLean, founder of the African Prisons Project, visited the University of Notre Dame on September 6, 2018, to deliver the inaugural lecture for the newly endowed Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights.
Diane Desierto has been appointed associate professor of human rights law and global affairs at the University of Notre Dame’s Keough School of Global Affairs.
Rick and Molly Klau of Denver have contributed $10 million to strengthen and endow the University of Notre Dame’s Center for Civil and Human Rights.
The Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights welcomes the new class of international human rights lawyers to Notre Dame Law School for the 2017-18 academic year.
The Center for Civil and Human Rights has awarded its 2018 writing prizes for scholarly work that investigates issues central to its mission.
The Center for Civil and Human Rights continued its annual series of roundtable discussions with a session focused on race and racism, exploring responses and challenges presented by Catholic Social Teaching.
The Center for Civil and Human Rights has awarded its 2018 Summer Fellowships in support of Notre Dame law students pursuing public interest work
On Sunday, January 28, 2018, the Center for Civil and Human Rights hosted a conversation with Mohamedou Ould Slahi, author of Guantanamo Diary: Restored Edition.
Juan Pablo Albán, current doctoral student in the CCHR-sponsored J.S.D Program in International Human Rights Law, has been appointed an Amicus Curiae for the Special Jurisdiction for Peace in Colombia
Martha Jones, scholar on American legal history, tied more than two centuries of debate over the 14th Amendment and citizen rights for former slaves to today’s political debate surrounding undocumented immigrants and asylum seekers at her talk Monday at Notre Dame Law School.
The Center for Civil and Human Rights has announced the creation of three new writing prizes, designed to encourage scholarship around issues related to civil and human rights.
CCHR Summer Fellow Arianna Cook-Thajudeen shares her experience with the national Housing Law Project.
Xiomara Cecelia Balanta Moreno, LL.M. '12, has been appointed to the Special Jurisdiction for Peace as part of the Colombia peace process.
Notre Dame Magazine has published an account of efforts to preserve documents from Augusto Pinochet's brutal dictatorship in Chile in the 1980's.
The Center for Civil and Human Rights is proud to announce its Rita Bahr Cari Memorial Fund Scholars for 2017-18.
The president of Cameroon has released Felix Agbor Nkongho almost eight months after the Notre Dame Law School graduate was imprisoned for his work on human rights issues in the central African nation.