Tuesday, June 6, 2023

Lowenstein Clinic Finds Ethiopia and Allies Responsible for Mass Starvation in Tigray

A new report from the Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic has determined, based on publicly available information, that Ethiopia, with its allies, violated international law by inflicting starvation on the civilian population of Tigray during the two-year-long war in the region.

Friday, June 2, 2023

Postgraduate Fellow Spotlight: Megan Hauptman ’21

Megan Hauptman ’21 reflects on her time so far pursuing a Bernstein Fellowship at the National Immigration Project between Washington, D.C. and Mexico City.

Monday, April 24, 2023

Claudia Flores Discusses the Lowenstein Clinic and Bridging Advocacy with Academia

Clinical Professor of Law Claudia Flores talks about plans for the Schell Center and Lowenstein Clinic.

Friday, April 21, 2023

Postgraduate Fellow Spotlight: Tim Hirschel-Burns ’22

Tim Hirschel-Burns ’22 answers questions about his time as a Bernstein Fellow at Oxfam America in Washington, D.C. 

Tuesday, April 18, 2023

Postgraduate Fellow Spotlight: Yussef Al Tamimi ’22

Yussef Al Tamimi ’22 discusses his time as a Robina International Human Rights Fellow at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, France. 

Wednesday, April 12, 2023

Seven New Fellows Will Work in Human Rights

The Shell Center has announced that seven Yale Law students and recent graduates will receive Bernstein and Robina Fellowships for the 2023-24 academic year. Both support work in human rights.

Tuesday, April 4, 2023

Professor Claudia Flores Joins Schell Center as Faculty Co-Director

Clinical Professor of Law Claudia M. Flores has joined the Orville H. Schell Jr. Center for International Human Rights as faculty co-director. 

Thursday, March 30, 2023

Postgraduate Fellow Spotlight: Jason Gardiner ’22

Jason Gardiner ’22, a Bernstein International Human Rights Fellow, tells how he is working with Indigenous communities in Guyana develop protocols that defend their right to self-determination.

Thursday, March 23, 2023

Entitled Podcast: A Roof Over Our Heads: Rights Or Real Estate?

This episode features Canadian lawyer Leilani Farha, the former Special Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing.

Monday, March 20, 2023

Lowenstein Project Engages Students in Human Rights Advocacy

Students in the Lowenstein International Human Rights Project this fall worked on issues ranging from advancing the rights of same-sex parents in China to documenting the ripple effects of abortion restrictions in the United States.