Recently, some of the earliest graduates of CCHR’s program returned to Notre Dame to discuss South Africa’s ongoing pursuit of social justice.
CCHR is moving forward with the testing phase of its new catholic social teaching/international human rights research database.
The Center for Civil and Human Rights is making plans for a faculty panel discussion on voting rights in the United States.
In recognition of both the extraordinary accomplishments of the U.S. civil rights movement and the serious work yet to be done, the university celebrated the life of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. on January 18, 2016.
The Intensive Trial Advocacy (ITA) Program at NDLS engages students in a week of rigorous courtroom exercises and trial workshops.
CCHR convened a distinguished group of human trafficking activists for a day-long consultation session. The group met privately to discuss a framework for CCHR’s research initiative, “The Project on Women Religious and Human Trafficking.”
Pablo Gonzalez, candidate for the J.S.D. in International Human Rights Law, will defend his dissertation at Notre Dame Law School on Tuesday, November 10.
Steven Watt (LL.M. ’01), senior staff attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union’s Human Rights Program, has filed a lawsuit on behalf of three former Central Intelligence Agency prisoners.
The Center for Civil and Human Rights is proud to announce its Rita Bahr Cari Memorial Fund Scholars for 2015-16. The recipients are human rights lawyers enrolled in the Center’s LL.M. Program in International Human Rights.
Douglass Cassel, adviser to the Center for Civil and Human Rights, has prepared documents related to the recent Colombia peace accord.
Yara Sallam, LL.M. ’10, imprisoned since September 2014, has been pardoned by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi.
Tae-Ung Baik, LL.M. 2003, J.S.D. 2009, has been appointed to a United Nations Human Rights Council working group focused on politically-motivated disappearances around the globe.
Douglass Cassel, Professor of Law and advisor to the Center for Civil and Human Rights, has been named by the Colombian government to a high-level bilateral working group (subcomisión) on justice.
The Center for Civil and Human Rights has announced post-graduate professional internships for its LL.M. class of 2015.
A United Nations Intergovernmental Working Group convened recently in Geneva to begin drafting a binding instrument on business and human rights.
Professor Doug Cassel, former director of CCHR, has recently been awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to carry out human rights research in Mexico.
The Center for Civil and Human Rights is proud to present a new series of video reflections by Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President Emeritus of the University of Notre Dame and founder of CCHR.
Notre Dame Law professors Paolo Carozza and Douglass Cassel have entered into dialogue with Leonel Fernandez, former President of the Dominican Republic.
CCHR Director Dan Philpott is slated to contribute to a two-day conference at Georgetown University’s Berkeley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs entitled “Love and Forgiveness in Governance.”
The Center for Civil and Human Rights is proud to announce its Rita Bahr Scholars for 2014-15. The recipients are human rights lawyers enrolled in the Center’s LL.M. Program in International Human Rights.
The Center for Civil and Human Rights welcomes its new class of international human rights lawyers for the 2014-15 academic year.
Notre Dame Law School and the Center for Civil and Human Rights are pleased to welcome Judge Eduardo Ferrer Mac-Gregor, Judge of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, who will be visiting Notre Dame Law School from Monday, September 22 to Friday, October 3, 2014. As the Clynes Chair in Judicial Ethics, he will offer three seminars and a public lecture open to faculty and students.…
Arrested at a peaceful demonstration in Cairo last June, Yara Sallam (LL.M. ’10) is still in jail, waiting to see how authorities will act on the charges brought against her and her fellow activists
Yara Sallam (LL.M. '10), a researcher with the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights, has been detained along with 22 other activists by Egyptian authorities.
The Center for Civil and Human Rights and Program on Law and Human Development have announced their internships for 2014.
CCHR is proud to announce the first releases in a series of working papers addressing critical issues facing the Inter-American human rights system.
CCHR Director Daniel Philpott has contributed an article to opendemocracy.net, a "digital commons" dedicated to an open flow of ideas around issues of democracy and human rights.
As it launches a new course in human rights research, The Center for Civil and Human Rights convened a day-long consultation on transitional justice designed to help chart that course.
Macarena Rodriguez (LL.M. '12) has been honored by Comunidad Mujer, a Chilean advocacy organization, for her work with the Legal Aid Clinic for Immigrants at Alberto Hurtado University in Santiago.