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.
Rodrigo Costa Sales, LL.M. ’14, is a legal advisor to the Interamerican Association for Environmental Defense (AIDA) in his native Brazil.
NDLS research seminar produces student papers analyzing access to legal remedies for human trafficking victims
CCHR Director Jennifer Mason McAward discussed mass incarceration and criminal justice reform at a recent Federalist Society event at Notre Dame Law School.
The Center for Civil and Human Rights welcomes its new class of international human rights lawyers.
Scott Appleby, Marilyn Keough Dean of Notre Dame’s Keough School of Global Affairs, has announced the appointment of Jennifer Mason McAward as director of The Center for Civil and Human Rights.
Linda Manaka Infante, a 2016 graduate of the LL.M. Program in International Human Rights Law, spoke before the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues at the United Nations this May.
The Center for Civil and Human Rights has announced post-graduate professional internships for its LL.M. class of 2016.
Recently, some of the earliest graduates of CCHR’s program returned to Notre Dame to discuss South Africa’s ongoing pursuit of social justice.
CCHR is moving forward with the testing phase of its new catholic social teaching/international human rights research database.
The Center for Civil and Human Rights is making plans for a faculty panel discussion on voting rights in the United States.
In recognition of both the extraordinary accomplishments of the U.S. civil rights movement and the serious work yet to be done, the university celebrated the life of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. on January 18, 2016.
The Intensive Trial Advocacy (ITA) Program at NDLS engages students in a week of rigorous courtroom exercises and trial workshops.
CCHR convened a distinguished group of human trafficking activists for a day-long consultation session. The group met privately to discuss a framework for CCHR’s research initiative, “The Project on Women Religious and Human Trafficking.”