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.
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.”
Saturday, February 27, 2021
At the February 26, 2021, Human Rights Workshop, Kristine Beckerle ’15 discussed her work advocating for accountability and justice for Yemen.
Monday, February 22, 2021
The Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic at Yale Law School and the Forest Peoples Programme (FPP) released a report documenting the erosion of Indigenous Peoples’ rights, damage to forest environments, and violence resulting from government responses to the pandemic and ensuing global recession.
Saturday, February 20, 2021
Hillary Margolis, a senior researcher in the Women’s Rights Division at Human Rights Watch, spoke at the February 19, 2021 Human Rights Workshop.
Mirta Morgas, Estefanía Vela Barba, and Aya Gruber (from right to left) shared insights on the failures of criminalization as a feminist strategy.
Friday, February 19, 2021
The Schell Center hosted Aya Gruber, Mirta Moragas, and Estefanía Vela Barba, who discussed their efforts to contest the role of criminal law in feminist advocacy in the U.S., Paraguay, and Mexico.