Friday, September 6, 2019


Human Rights Scholar Spends Summer Advocating for Refugees in South Africa

Danielle Harris, a Yale College junior in the Schell Center’s undergraduate Human Rights Program, reflects on her summer spent working at the Scalabrini Centre of Cape Town.

Monday, August 26, 2019


Johnson & Johnson Ordered to Pay $572 Million in Landmark Opioid Trial

Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is quoted about the ruling in Oklahoma's historic lawsuit against a drug manufacturer.

Tuesday, July 23, 2019


Honoring the Human Rights Contributions of Robert Bernstein (1923–2019)

Human rights advocate Robert Bernstein died on May 27, 2019 at the age of 96.

Monday, July 8, 2019


Bosnia and Herzegovina: Thousands of People Still Expecting Justice

TRIAL International and the Lowenstein Human Rights Clinic have submitted a General Allegation on barriers to justice in Bosnia and Herzegovina to the U.N. Special Rapporteur on Truth, Justice, Reparations, and Guarantees of Non-Recurrence.

Wednesday, July 3, 2019


Hong Kong’s protesters are not ‘radicals.’ They just want to be heard. — A Commentary by Hana Meihan Davis

Hana Meihan Davis is a rising senior in Yale College and an undergraduate Human Rights Scholar at the Schell Center for International Human Rights.

Friday, June 28, 2019


Trans Voters Will Be Disenfranchised in 2020 Unless We Take Action — A Commentary by Jordan Cozby and Ryan Thoreson

Jordan Cozby is an undergraduate Human Rights Scholar and Ryan Thoreson '14 is the Robert M. Cover-Allard K. Lowenstein Fellow in International Human Rights at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019


Iraq Brings the Islamic State to Justice—A Commentary by David Marshall

Human rights lawyer David Marshall is a Visiting Human Rights Fellow at the Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019


Clinic Asks U.N. Special Rapporteur to Declare CT Department of Correction “Tortures”

Yale Law School’s Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic filed an allegation letter to the United Nations documenting the use of solitary confinement and other abusive practices by the Connecticut Department of Correction, arguing that such practices constitute torture under international law.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019


Schell Center Fellow Spotlight: Soli Özel

A Q&A with Soli Özel, a current Tom and Andi Bernstein Fellow at the Schell Center.

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