• Changing the World

    “No other University of which I am aware makes this kind of investment in international human rights law on this scale. It is vital that Notre Dame have the resources needed to continue this expression of our mission of service to humanity.”

    Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President Emeritus

  • Philpott named new Director

    The Center for Civil and Human Rights is proud to announce that Daniel Philpott, Professor of Political Science and Peace Studies, has been appointed as its new Director.

    Read the full story here.

  • Fighting for Human Rights

    Through his work as chairman of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, Notre Dame Law Professor Paolo Carozza fought the system and won, working with the Paraguayan government to enact legal reforms to outlaw the enlistment of child soldiers.

    See the video here.

  • 2013-14 CCHR Annual Report

    2013-14 saw CCHR expand its mission to embrace an ambitious new research agenda, under the leadership of director Daniel Philpott.

    Review the year in research, visiting scholars, and events programming 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.

Alumna Faces Trial

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Prisoner of conscience
faces trial in Egypt

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Clynes Chair at NDLS

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CCHR welcomes Clynes Chair
Eduardo Ferrer Mac-Gregor

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CCHR News

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CCHR receives grant
to study Christian persecution

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