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Monday, January 28, 2013

The Thin Justice of International Law

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Location: Room 1140

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Steven R. Ratner is the Bruno Simma Collegiate Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School. Prof. Ratner has written and lectured extensively on the law of war, and is also interested in the intersection of international law and moral philosophy and other theoretical issues. His talk is titled, “The Thin Justice of International Law.”

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Friday, February 1, 2013

Understanding Shariah through Justice – Based Ijtihad; New Egypt’s Constitution as a Case Study

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Location: Room 1140

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Dr. Seyed Masoud Noori is a former Faculty member of Department of Law, Mofid University (Qom, Iran), a Member of Academic Council of the Center for Human Rights Studies (CHRS) and a member of Council Law Clinic at that university. His talk is titled, “Understanding Shariah through Justice – Based Ijtihad; New Egypt’s Constitution as a Case Study.”

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Monday, February 4, 2013

CCHR: Human Rights Roundtable

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Location: Room 2130

Monika Nalepa and Emilia Justyna Powell, Dept. of Political Science, discuss their recent work “To Stay or to Go: Peaceful Surrender of Control after the International Criminal Court.…

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Friday, February 8, 2013

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Visiting Scholar Cristian Correa

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Location: Room 3140

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Cristian Correa, International Center for Transitional Justice, presented his recent research on defining and implementing fair reparations for victims of human rights violations.

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Sunday, February 24, 2013

CCHR Symposium: Indictment of Child Labor by the Arts

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In what ways do the arts reflect, reveal, or critique child labor and human trafficking crimes in our communities? How is the effect of artistic representation different from the effect of legal action? Does repeated representation of these activities in the arts deaden public response or deepen it?

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Monday, March 18, 2013

Visiting Scholar: Duciran Farena

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Location: Room 1315

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Duciran Van Marsen Farena, the fourth recipient of the Notre Dame-Brazilian Fulbright Foundation fellowship, discussed the economic, social and cultural rights of Brazil´s indigenous communities.

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Thursday, March 21, 2013

Film: Danny from North Korea

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Location: Room 1130

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CCHR and the Institute for Asia and Asian Studies will host a screening of “Danny from North Korea,” a documentary that tells the story of a young man who escaped from North Korea in 2005. Presented with the support of Liberty in North Korea.

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Monday, March 25, 2013

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Conference: “Pacem in terris After 50 Years”

Location: Chicago

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Marking the 50th Anniversary of Pope John XIII’s important encyclical Pacem in terris, the conference’s goal is to evaluate the encyclical’s perspective in light of developments in the international geo-political situation over the last 50 years that have affected the way states and other global actors seek to achieve a just and peaceful political and economic order.

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Monday, April 8, 2013

Thursday, April 11, 2013

J.S.D. Conference: New Trends in Latin American Constitutionalism

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Location: Room 1130

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Organized by CCHR J.S.D. candidates, this innovative conference brought together prominent scholars from law and the social sciences from across Latin America. The conference was designed to foster a creative dialogue around the pressing issues of Latin American constitutional structure by giving voice to those with diverging philosophical views

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Thursday, April 18, 2013

Lewers Lecture: "The Moral and Political Reconstruction of Broken Societies: 30 years of Transitional Justice Worldwide" Presented by Professor José Zalaquett.

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Location: Room 1130

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José Zalaquett, Professor of Human Rights Law, University of Chile, Santiago will deliver the CCHR Annual Lecture in honor of Fr. William Lewers. The title of Prof. Zalaquett’s talk will be “The Moral and Political Reconstruction of Broken Societies: 30 years of Transitional Justice Worldwide.”

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Monday, April 29, 2013

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Practitioner Series: Robert Murphy

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Location: 2130 Eck Hall

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Robert A. Murphy, Senior Litigator with Casner & Edwards, LLP, Boston, will discuss his experiences in the criminal section of the civil rights division of the US Department of Justice in the 1960s, his experience as National Director of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law in the 1970s, and opportunities for lawyers to do civil rights work today.

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Monday, September 30, 2013

The Civil Rights Legacy of Fr. Theodore M. Hesburgh

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Location: Washington Hall

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To inaugurate its 40th year, The Center for Civil & Human Rights was proud to host this special evening of history, narrative, and insightful research by Jennifer Mason McAward.

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Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Practitioner Series - John Cencich, California Univ of Pennsylvania

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Location: Room 2130

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"Investigating War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity"

A senior member of the Department of Justice, Law & Society, Mr. Cencich is a legal scientist and career law-enforcement professional whose numerous areas of specialization include international crime and security.

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Thursday, December 5, 2013

Syria: Why it Matters to US

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Location: Hesburgh Center Auditorium

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Humanitarian aid worker Kenan Rahmani and Fr. Daniel Groody, C.S.C., Dept. of Theology, discuss the refugee situation in Syria.

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