Martha Jones, scholar on American legal history, tied more than two centuries of debate over the 14th Amendment and citizen rights for former slaves to today’s political debate surrounding undocumented immigrants and asylum seekers at her talk Monday at Notre Dame Law School.
The Center for Civil and Human Rights has announced the creation of three new writing prizes, designed to encourage scholarship around issues related to civil and human rights.
CCHR Summer Fellow Arianna Cook-Thajudeen shares her experience with the national Housing Law Project.
Xiomara Cecelia Balanta Moreno, LL.M. '12, has been appointed to the Special Jurisdiction for Peace as part of the Colombia peace process.
Notre Dame Magazine has published an account of efforts to preserve documents from Augusto Pinochet's brutal dictatorship in Chile in the 1980's.
The Center for Civil and Human Rights is proud to announce its Rita Bahr Cari Memorial Fund Scholars for 2017-18.
The president of Cameroon has released Felix Agbor Nkongho almost eight months after the Notre Dame Law School graduate was imprisoned for his work on human rights issues in the central African nation.
The Center for Civil and Human Rights welcomes its new class of international human rights lawyers for the 2017-18 academic year.
The Center for Civil and Human Rights has instituted a new series of closed-door roundtable discussions probing key issues with invited scholars.
CCHR and the Hesburgh Libraries introduce Convocate, a new research platform developed at Notre Dame.
The Center for Civil and Human Rights has awarded its first Summer Fellowship to Arianna Cook-Thajudeen, a second-year student at Notre Dame Law School.
CCHR Director Jennifer Mason McAward recently led a discussion for ND Votes.
The Center for Civil and Human Rights is proud to announce its Rita Bahr Cari Memorial Fund Scholars for 2016-17. The recipients are human rights lawyers enrolled in the Center’s LL.M. Program in International Human Rights.
Four members of the LL.M. Program emerged as winners of the Americas regionals of the Price Media Law Moot Court Competition.
Jessica Brock, LL.M. '11, is a South Bend-based Indiana Legal Services attorney dedicated to The Legal Assistance for Victimized Adults project.
Felix Agbor Nkongho, ’06 LL.M., has been charged with treason, terrorism, and other capital offenses by a military court in Cameroon after recently leading a series of protests in English-speaking regions of the country.
Five students from the LL.M. Program in International Human Rights took part in the Intensive Trial Advocacy program at NDLS this Spring.
The Center for Civil and Human Rights (CCHR) is preparing to convene a Notre Dame panel to discuss the historical development, possibilities, and realities of sanctuary as a civil strategy for the protection of vulnerable populations.