Tuesday, September 19, 2017


Yale Junior Spends Summer Investigating U.S. Human Rights Abuses

Madeline Batt, a junior Political Science major in the Multidisciplinary Academic Program in Human Rights, spent last summer working at two different organizations: Solitary Watch and the North Carolina Commission of Inquiry on Torture.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017


Okafor ’15 Contributes to U.S. Holocaust Museum’s Project

Chika Okafor ’15 spent a year as a Tom & Andi Bernstein Human Rights Fellow at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017


Professor Silk to Give Binger Inaugural Lecture on October 16

Professor James Silk will deliver his inaugural lecture as the first Binger Clinical Professor of Human Rights on Monday, October 16, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. in Room 127.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017


Paulina Perlin ’19 Reflects on Summer Work Experience in Colombia

Paulina Perlin '19 reflects on her summer at the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Bogotá, Colombia.

Monday, July 24, 2017


Firing Mueller? Pardoning cronies? Trump could get away with that and more if Congress doesn't act.—A Commentary by Paul W. Kahn ’80

Paul W. Kahn is Robert W. Winner Professor of Law and the Humanities, and Director of the Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights at Yale Law School.

Saturday, July 15, 2017


How Long Can Connecticut's Prison Reform Last?

Clinical Lecturer in Law; Research Scholar in Law; and Executive Director, Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights Hope Metcalf is quoted in an article about the future of prison reform in Connecticut.

Friday, July 7, 2017


Bernstein Fellow Ryan Thoreson Discusses New Report on Discrimination Against LGBT Youth in the Philippines

Ryan Thoreson ’14, the Robert L. Bernstein International Human Rights Fellow at Human Rights Watch (HRW), discusses his new report "Just Let Us Be’: Discrimination Against LGBT Students in the Philippines.”

Thursday, June 8, 2017


Lowenstein Clinic Hails Passage of Law in Fight Against Solitary Confinement in CT

A new law will bring Connecticut’s use of solitary confinement out of the shadows.

Thursday, May 25, 2017


Capstone Symposium Held for Human Rights Students

Yale College’s Multidisciplinary Academic Program in Human Rights (MAPHR) convened its first annual Senior Capstone Symposium on Monday, May 1, 2017.

Friday, May 19, 2017


Lowenstein Clinic Releases Report on World Bank Inspection Panel

The Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic at Yale Law School has released a paper raising concerns about procedural changes at the World Bank’s Inspection Panel.

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