Monday, July 8, 2019


Bosnia and Herzegovina: Thousands of People Still Expecting Justice

TRIAL International and the Lowenstein Human Rights Clinic have submitted a General Allegation on barriers to justice in Bosnia and Herzegovina to the U.N. Special Rapporteur on Truth, Justice, Reparations, and Guarantees of Non-Recurrence.

Wednesday, July 3, 2019


Hong Kong’s protesters are not ‘radicals.’ They just want to be heard. — A Commentary by Hana Meihan Davis

Hana Meihan Davis is a rising senior in Yale College and an undergraduate Human Rights Scholar at the Schell Center for International Human Rights.

Friday, June 28, 2019


Trans Voters Will Be Disenfranchised in 2020 Unless We Take Action — A Commentary by Jordan Cozby and Ryan Thoreson

Jordan Cozby is an undergraduate Human Rights Scholar and Ryan Thoreson '14 is the Robert M. Cover-Allard K. Lowenstein Fellow in International Human Rights at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019


Iraq Brings the Islamic State to Justice—A Commentary by David Marshall

Human rights lawyer David Marshall is a Visiting Human Rights Fellow at the Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019


Clinic Asks U.N. Special Rapporteur to Declare CT Department of Correction “Tortures”

Yale Law School’s Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic filed an allegation letter to the United Nations documenting the use of solitary confinement and other abusive practices by the Connecticut Department of Correction, arguing that such practices constitute torture under international law.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019


Schell Center Fellow Spotlight: Soli Özel

A Q&A with Soli Özel, a current Tom and Andi Bernstein Fellow at the Schell Center.

Friday, April 19, 2019


Sari Bashi ’03 Connects Human Rights Movements in South Africa and Israel-Palestine

At the April 18, 2019 Human Rights Workshop, Schell Center Visiting Human Rights Fellow Sari Bashi ’03 discussed her research into the ways that different social movements “talk to and about the dominant group whose conduct [they] wish to change.”

Friday, April 19, 2019


David Smolansky Speaks on Venezuela’s Present Crisis and Future Outlook

On April 18, 2019 David Smolansky spoke at the Schell Center about the state of human rights in Venezuela.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019


Laurel E. Fletcher On Confronting Berkeley Law’s Past Through Art

U.C. Berkeley Professor of Law Laurel E. Fletcher spoke at the Schell Center on April 16, 2019.

Friday, April 12, 2019


2019 Bernstein Symposium Explores Refugee Rights

The twenty-first annual Bernstein Symposium, entitled “Borders, Refuge, and Rights,” explored questions related to forced displacement and the international refugee regime.

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