Monday, June 4, 2018


Schell Center Names 2018-2019 Post-Graduate Fellows

The Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights announced its fellows for the 2018–19 academic year.

Thursday, May 31, 2018


Human Rights Program Alum Describes Work at Federal Defenders’ Office

Rob LaRose (MAPHR ’17) is working as an assistant paralegal in the trial unit of the Federal Defender Program, Inc., in Atlanta, Georgia.

Thursday, May 10, 2018


UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein Discusses Defending Human Rights

Hostility to human rights is on the rise, according to UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018


Lowenstein Clinic Supports Lawsuit on Migrants in the Mediterranean

The Lowenstein Clinic is involved in legal action in Italy involving a fatal incident in 2017 in which a boat carrying migrants found itself in distress off the coast of Libya.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018


Italy sued over migrant 'push back' deal with Libya after 20 migrants drown in Mediterranean

The work of the Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic in connection with the 2017 death of at least 20 migrants in the Mediterranean is mentioned in an article.

Thursday, May 3, 2018


Italy's deal with Libya to 'pull back' migrants faces legal challenge

The Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic is mentioned in an article about its work on a lawsuit that challenges Italy’s efforts to stop Libyan refugees from reaching its shores.

Monday, April 30, 2018


Bernstein Fellow Casey on Experience at Mercy Law Resources Centre

Conor Casey ’17 LLM discusses a report, The Right to Housing in Comparative Perspective, and other aspects of his experience thus far at MLRC.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018


Bethany Brown Discusses Human Rights Violations in U.S. Nursing Homes

On April 23, Bethany Brown, a Researcher in Human Rights Watch’s Health and Human Rights Division, presented the organization’s recent report, They Want Docile: How Nursing Homes in the United States Overmedicate People with Dementia.

Monday, April 23, 2018


Regan Ralph Discusses Escalating Attacks on Human Rights Activism

Regan Ralph, president and CEO of the Fund for Global Human Rights, gave an April 19 talk at the Schell Center.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018


Kumar ’17 LLM Discusses Experience as Bernstein Human Rights Fellow

Sanya Kumar ’17 LLM is completing her Bernstein International Human Rights Fellowship at Reprieve, an international human rights organization that works to abolish the death penalty or restrict its use worldwide.

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