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.
Parties committed to an immediate, bilateral cease fire and final peace agreement within six months.
Yara Sallam, LL.M. ’10, imprisoned since September 2014, has been pardoned by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi.
Jennifer Mason McAward, associate professor of law and acting director of the Center for Civil and Human Rights, will moderate a conversation with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor at Notre Dame Law School
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.
The Center for Civil and Human Rights welcomes its new class of international human rights lawyers for the 2015-16 academic year.
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.
“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.