• Women Lead

    CCHR Director Jennifer Mason McAward is among the Notre Dame scholars featured in this year's story.

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  • Race, Law, and Society

    The Most Reverend Edward K. Braxton, Bishop of Belleville, will address key elements contributing to the racial divide in the United States.

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  • Fighting for Fair Housing

    Conference explores the history of the Fair Housing Act and examines possibilities for the future.

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  • Torture and Forgiveness

    Take part in a conversation with Mohamedou Ould Slahi, author of Guantánamo Diary, as he joins us by videoconference from his native Mauritania.

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  • Hesburgh/King Statue Unveiled

    Father Jenkins speaks at the unveiling of a statue depicting Martin Luther King, Jr. and Fr. Theodore Hesburgh in Chicago, 1964.

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  • Environmental Impact on Indigenous Peoples

    CCHR graduate Rodrigo Costa Sales, LL.M. ’14, is a legal advisor to the Interamerican Association for Environmental Defense (AIDA) in his native Brazil.

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  • Fighting for Lasting Peace

    Nadiehezka Palencia, LL.M. '16, is featured in Notre Dame's newest "What Would You Fight For" video along with Prof. Doug Cassel, former director of CCHR. The two discuss the historic peace and justice ageements recently signed in Colombia.

    Watch the video here.

  • What Would You Fight For?

    Reyam El-Molla, LL.M. ’12, witnessed firsthand the revolution in Egypt. With her country at a crossroads, Reyam is using the legal training she received through Notre Dame Law Schools Center for Civil and Human Rights and its LL.M. program in international human rights law to make a real difference at home.

    Watch Reyam's story in this inspiring video.

Prizes Announced


CCHR announces writing prizes
for scholars and ND students    

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Summer Fellowship


CCHR is accepting applications for its
2018 Summer Fellowship

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CST and Human Rights


The Catholic Social Teaching
Human Rights Research Database

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