Wednesday, July 7, 2021
Director of the Schell Center Paul W. Kahn moderated a discussion between Alex de Waal, Research Professor at Tufts University’s The Fletcher School and Executive Director of the World Peace Foundation, and Aziz Rana ’06, Richard and Lois Cole Professor of Law at Cornell Law School.
Wednesday, June 23, 2021
James J. Silk is the Binger Clinical Professor of Human Rights at Yale Law School.
Saturday, June 19, 2021
Clinical Lecturer in Law and Executive Director of the Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights Hope Metcalf is quoted about efforts to limit the use of solitary confinement in Connecticut.
Wednesday, June 16, 2021
On June 15, 2021, 64 Yale University faculty sent a letter to Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont urging him to sign Senate Bill 1059 into law.
Clockwise from top left: Benjamin Dearden ’21, Sofea Dil ’21, Aydan Figaroa ’21 LLM, Alexandra Francis ’18, Megan Pearson ’21, Jessica Tueller ’21, Anna Wherry ’21, Alyssa Yamamoto ’18.
Wednesday, April 14, 2021
The Schell Center for International Human Rights has announced eight Yale Law students and recent graduates who will receive postgraduate fellowships in human rights.
Saturday, April 3, 2021
At the April 2, 2021, Human Rights Workshop, Audu Bulama Bukarti and Krystal Strong discussed the merits, drawbacks, and future of systems of policing in light of a history of police brutality in the United States and Nigeria.
Nikita Sud led the March 19, 2021 Human Rights Workshop, discussing resistance to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s regime.
Saturday, March 20, 2021
At the Human Rights Workshop, on March 19, 2021, Dr. Nikita Sud spoke about the challenges to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s regime by women, agricultural workers, and other activists.
Thursday, March 11, 2021
Connecticut’s sole supermax prison is closing. What comes next for the men who used to be on death row?
Clinical Lecturer in Law and Executive Director of the Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights Hope Metcalf and Dwayne Betts ’16 are quoted in a CT Mirror feature about the closing of the Northern Correctional Institution.
Connecticut’s only supermax prison, Northern Correctional Institution, is scheduled to close on July 1, 2021. Photo courtesy Kelan Lyons / CT Mirror
Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Connecticut's supermax prison closure is a success for the Lowenstein Clinic, which has supported efforts against the prison and Connecticut’s use of solitary confinement for the past decade.
Saturday, March 6, 2021
Jorge Contesse ’05 LLM, ’14 JSD led the March 5, 2021 Human Rights Workshop titled “Chile’s Constitutional Awakening.”