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.
Parties committed to an immediate, bilateral cease fire and final peace agreement within six months.
Yara Sallam, LL.M. ’10, imprisoned since September 2014, has been pardoned by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi.
Jennifer Mason McAward, associate professor of law and acting director of the Center for Civil and Human Rights, will moderate a conversation with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor at Notre Dame Law School
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.
The Center for Civil and Human Rights welcomes its new class of international human rights lawyers for the 2015-16 academic year.
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.