• Human Trafficking and Climate Change

    Kevin Bales, Co-Founder of Free the Slaves, will speak on the connections between modern slavery and environmental destruction.

    Read more about this event here.

  • Forgiveness and Peacebuilding in Uganda

    Daniel Philpott completes research in Uganda to study the effects of forgiveness in that country.

    More on the report can be found here.

  • Research Project Partnership

    The Center for Digital Scholarship (CDS) at Notre Dame’s Hesburgh Libraries has partnered with CCHR to develop a new online research tool that brings together documents from international human rights law and Catholic social teaching.

    Read about the project here.

  • CCHR Welcomes Class of 2016

    The Center for Civil and Human Rights welcomes its new class of international human rights lawyers for the 2015-16 academic year.

    More information on this year's class can be found 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.

  • Research on Religious Freedom

    Under Caesar’s Sword is an effort to discover and draw attention to the ways in which Christian communities around the world respond to the severe violation of their religious freedom.

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Featured Alumnus


Steven Watt, LL.M. '01, files suit
on behalf of CIA prisoners

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Yara Sallam Freed


Yara Sallam, LL.M. '10, has been
released from Cairo jail

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Rita Bahr Scholars


CCHR announces
2015-16 Rita Bahr Scholars

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