Workshops are held at 12:10 pm in the Faculty Lounge, unless otherwise noted on the schedule. View the Spring 2018 schedule here.  Background readings are usually available a week prior to the workshop.  To request background readings, email: schell.law@yale.edu.  For more information, contact the Schell Center at 203-432-7480.

Upcoming Workshops


November 15 Thursday

Human Rights Workshop: Justin Hansford, "Lawyering for Black Lives in the Context of Human and Civil Rights"

12:10PM to 1:45PM

Faculty Lounge

Justin Hansford is an Associate Professor of Law and Executive Director of the new Thurgood Marshall Civil Rights Center. He was previously a Democracy Project Fellow at Harvard University, a Visiting Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center, and an Associate Professor of Law at Saint Louis University. He has a B.A. from Howard University and a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, where he was a founder of the Georgetown Journal of Law and Modern Critical Race Perspectives.

November 29 Thursday

Human Rights Workshop: Leah Zamore '14, "The Political Economy of International Refugee Protection"

12:10PM to 1:45PM

Faculty Lounge

Leah Zamore leads the Humanitarian Crises program at New York University's Center on International Cooperation. In prior years, she has taught international human rights law in Sao Paulo, advised the government of Brazil on refugee and humanitarian affairs, served as a policy aide to the Deputy High Commissioner of the UN Refugee Agency, and worked with refugees and internally displaced persons in Ethiopia, northern Uganda, and South Africa. She is the co-author of a forthcoming book on international refugee protection and a graduate of Yale Law School ('14).

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