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.
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
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.”
Pablo Gonzalez, candidate for the J.S.D. in International Human Rights Law, will defend his dissertation at Notre Dame Law School on Tuesday, November 10.
Steven Watt (LL.M. ’01), senior staff attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union’s Human Rights Program, has filed a lawsuit on behalf of three former Central Intelligence Agency prisoners.
The Center for Civil and Human Rights is proud to announce its Rita Bahr Cari Memorial Fund Scholars for 2015-16. The recipients are human rights lawyers enrolled in the Center’s LL.M. Program in International Human Rights.
Douglass Cassel, adviser to the Center for Civil and Human Rights, has prepared documents related to the recent Colombia peace accord.
Yara Sallam, LL.M. ’10, imprisoned since September 2014, has been pardoned by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi.
Tae-Ung Baik, LL.M. 2003, J.S.D. 2009, has been appointed to a United Nations Human Rights Council working group focused on politically-motivated disappearances around the globe.
Douglass Cassel, Professor of Law and advisor to the Center for Civil and Human Rights, has been named by the Colombian government to a high-level bilateral working group (subcomisión) on justice.
The Center for Civil and Human Rights has announced post-graduate professional internships for its LL.M. class of 2015.
A United Nations Intergovernmental Working Group convened recently in Geneva to begin drafting a binding instrument on business and human rights.
Professor Doug Cassel, former director of CCHR, has recently been awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to carry out human rights research in Mexico.
The Center for Civil and Human Rights is proud to present a new series of video reflections by Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President Emeritus of the University of Notre Dame and founder of CCHR.
Notre Dame Law professors Paolo Carozza and Douglass Cassel have entered into dialogue with Leonel Fernandez, former President of the Dominican Republic.
CCHR Director Dan Philpott is slated to contribute to a two-day conference at Georgetown University’s Berkeley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs entitled “Love and Forgiveness in Governance.”