• Engaging Justice in South Africa

    CCHR focuses on the development of constitutional justice in South Africa, and the impact of Notre Dame alumni in that process, through this special event series.

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  • 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.

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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