Wednesday, January 9, 2019


Professor James Silk ’89 Receives Human Rights Award

Professor James J. Silk ’89 was awarded the M. Shanara Gilbert Human Rights Award by the Society of American Law Teachers (SALT) on January 4, 2019.

Thursday, December 13, 2018


Schell Center Fellow Spotlight: Sari Bashi ’03

A Q&A with Sari Bashi ’03, Robina Foundation Visiting Human Rights Fellow at Yale Law School.

Friday, November 30, 2018


Justin Hansford on Human Rights and the Movement for Black Lives

Justin Hansford spoke at the Human Rights Workshop on November 29, 2018.

Monday, November 26, 2018


Schell Alumni Spotlight: Efrén Olivares ’08

An interview with Efrén Olivares ’08, the Racial and Economic Justice Program Director at the Texas Civil Rights Project (TCRP).

Saturday, November 10, 2018


Alfred Brownell Speaks on Land Rights in West Africa

Liberian public interest lawyer and land rights advocate Alfred Brownell spoke at the Law School on November 9, 2018, about his work defending vulnerable communities and the environment in West Africa.

Friday, November 9, 2018


Rafia Zakaria on Western Feminist Interventions in the Global South

At the Human Rights Workshop on November 8, 2018, attorney and author Rafia Zakaria led a critical discussion about Western attempts to empower women in the Global South.

Friday, November 9, 2018


Collaboration with Lowenstein Clinic Proves “Critical” to Justice Project Pakistan

In 2014, the Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic and Justice Project Pakistan (JPP), a nonprofit human rights law firm based in Lahore, published a report documenting the routine abuse of detainees and suspects by the police force in Faisalabad, Pakistan.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018


Emtithal Mahmoud Shares Her Work Promoting Peace with Poetry

The Schell Center hosted Emi Mahmoud the 2015 World Poetry Slam champion and UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador, who performed poems from her book and discussed her activism.

Friday, October 26, 2018


Sarah Belal Speaks on Criminal Justice Reform in Pakistan

Sarah Belal, founder of Justice Project Pakistan, spoke at the Law School on October 12, 2018 about criminal justice reform in Pakistan.

Friday, October 19, 2018


Efrén Olivares ’08 Leads Human Rights Workshop on Family Separation

Efrén C. Olivares ’08, the Racial and Economic Justice Program Director at the Texas Civil Rights Project, spoke at the Human Rights Workshop on October 18, 2018.

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