• Campaign Concerns Film Series

    CCHR co-sponsors this election year film series, focused on issues central to the national debate.

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  • CCHR Welcomes Class of 2017

    CCHR welcomes a new class of human rights advocates into its academic programs for 2016-17.

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  • McAward appointed CCHR Director

    Jennifer Mason McAward, associate professor of law at Notre Dame Law School, has been appointed director of The Center for Civil and Human Rights.

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  • South African Alumni Return to CCHR

    South African alumni of the LL.M. Program in International Human Rights Law return to Notre Dame to discuss their country's remarkable constitutional transformation.

    Read the special feature 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.

  • 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.

Database Testing Phase


Catholic Social Teaching/Human Rights
database project ready for testing

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Water and Race


Julie Hurwitz is co-counsel in litigation concerning the Flint lead water crisis.

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Featured Student Scholar


Nwe Nwe Lwin discusses growing up
on the Thai-Burmese border

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