Professor Doug Cassel, former director of CCHR, has recently been awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to carry out human rights research in Mexico.
“Developing a Multilateral Approach to Freedom of Religion or Belief: a European Perspective” gathers top scholars and foreign policy officials from Europe and North America.
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.”
The Center for Civil and Human Rights is proud to announce its Rita Bahr Scholars for 2014-15. The recipients are human rights lawyers enrolled in the Center’s LL.M. Program in International Human Rights.
The Center for Civil and Human Rights welcomes its new class of international human rights lawyers for the 2014-15 academic year.
Notre Dame Law School and the Center for Civil and Human Rights are pleased to welcome Judge Eduardo Ferrer Mac-Gregor, Judge of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, who will be visiting Notre Dame Law School from Monday, September 22 to Friday, October 3, 2014. As the Clynes Chair in Judicial Ethics, he will offer three seminars and a public lecture open to faculty and students.…
The Center for Civil and Human Rights has been awarded a grant from the Templeton Religion Trust to study and report on the persecution of Christian communities around the world.
Arrested at a peaceful demonstration in Cairo last June, Yara Sallam (LL.M. ’10) is still in jail, waiting to see how authorities will act on the charges brought against her and her fellow activists
Vinodh Jaichand ‘88 LL.M.,’96 J.S.D. began to study law because the South African thought it could be a tool for dismantling the system of apartheid. But after he arrived at the University of Notre Dame, he realized that the law may well be part of the problem.…
Yara Sallam (LL.M. '10), a researcher with the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights, has been detained along with 22 other activists by Egyptian authorities.
The Center for Civil and Human Rights and Program on Law and Human Development have announced their internships for 2014.
CCHR is proud to announce the first releases in a series of working papers addressing critical issues facing the Inter-American human rights system.
CCHR Director Daniel Philpott has contributed an article to opendemocracy.net, a "digital commons" dedicated to an open flow of ideas around issues of democracy and human rights.
As it launches a new course in human rights research, The Center for Civil and Human Rights convened a day-long consultation on transitional justice designed to help chart that course.
On May 14, in partnership with the London-based Business and Human Rights Resource Centre, Notre Dame Law School and the Center for Civil and Human Rights hosted a debate at the London Global Gateway entitled Does the World Need a Treaty on Business and Human Rights? Weighing the Pro’s and Con’s.
Macarena Rodriguez (LL.M. '12) has been honored by Comunidad Mujer, a Chilean advocacy organization, for her work with the Legal Aid Clinic for Immigrants at Alberto Hurtado University in Santiago.
The Center for Civil and Human Rights, in cooperation with the Center for Digital Scholarship of the Hesburgh Libraries, has begun work on an online research tool that will allow users to search Catholic social teaching documents alongside instruments of international human rights law.