Human Rights Center Events

October 13, 2017

  • 8:15 am to 5:30 pm
    5 Standard and 2 Elimination of Bias CLE credits have been requested; Event Code #245494

    Our society’s ability to have productive dialogues about important social issues is at a nadir. We don’t know how to productively disagree with each other, and we certainly don’t know how to persuade. This conference seeks to engage scholars and practitioners with varying experiences and backgrounds in a discussion of their attempts to persuade and...

April 7, 2017

  • 12:15 pm to 1:15 pm

    The Lawyering for Social Justice series gives students the opportunity to engage with human rights and social justice practitioners to learn about their work and diverse career paths in the field.

April 5, 2017

  • 9:00 am to 10:00 am

    Each month one faculty member will join interested students for an informal breakfast in the Human Rights Center to discuss career experiences and talk about their research and policy work. The aim is to further connect our exceptional human rights and international law faculty with law students interested in these fields.

March 25, 2017

  • 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
    6 Standard CLE credits have been requested; CLE Event Code #236549

    The workshop will cover the major areas of International Humanitarian Law: legal classifications of types of armed conflict, Geneva Convention and Additional Protocols, fundamental principles and protections afforded by international law, distinction between combatants and civilians, civilian and direct participations in hostilities, role of the Red...

March 24, 2017

  • 12:15 pm to 1:15 pm

    The Lawyering for Social Justice series gives students the opportunity to engage with human rights and social justice practitioners to learn about their work and diverse career paths in the field.

March 7, 2017

March 2, 2017

  • 9:00 am to 10:00 am

    Each month one faculty member will join interested students for an informal breakfast in the Human Rights Center to discuss career experiences and talk about their research and policy work. The aim is to further connect our exceptional human rights and international law faculty with law students interested in these fields.

March 1, 2017

  • 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

    Ms. Nazario is a Pulitzer Prize winning author who documented “Enrique’s Journey,” her story of a Honduran boy’s struggle to find his mother in the U.S. first published as a series in the Los Angeles Times. She will address the issues facing Central American migrants who continue to seek refuge at the southern borders of the United States.

February 21, 2017

  • 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

    Stephen J Rapp served as the US Ambassador-at-Large for Global Criminal Justice from 2009-2015 and he is currently a Distinguished Fellow at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Center for Prevention of Genocide and at The Hague Institute for Global Justice.

  • 12:15 pm to 1:15 pm

    The Human Rights in Practice series gives students the opportunity to engage with international law and human rights practitioners in an informal setting and to learn about diverse career paths in the field.

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