How We Are Involved


About Human Rights Law

The study of human rights law at the Yale Law School is focused around the Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights. It coordinates a diverse program of human rights activities that serve students and scholars at Yale and contribute to the development of the human rights community locally and internationally.

Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights

Yale Human Rights and Development Journal (YHRDLJ)

Clinics

The Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Law Clinic is a Law School course that gives students firsthand experience in human rights advocacy. The clinic undertakes a wide variety of projects each term on behalf of human rights organizations and individual victims of human rights abuse.

Allard K. Lowenstein Human Rights Law Clinic

Fellowships

A number of fellowships allow Law Students to dedicate their time to advocacy, human rights work and scholarship.

Robert L. Bernstein International Human Rights Fellowships

Robina Foundation Fellowships

Kirby Simon Summer Human Rights Fellowships

Gruber Fellowships

Monday, May 07, 2018


In The Press

Cakes and the Conscience Wars—A Commentary by Douglas NeJaime and Reva Siegel

Oxford Human Rights Hub

Douglas NeJaime is Professor of Law and Reva Siegel is the Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, May 03, 2018


In The Press

Italy's deal with Libya to 'pull back' migrants faces legal challenge

The Guardian

The Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic is mentioned in an article about its work on a lawsuit that challenges Italy’s efforts to stop Libyan refugees from reaching its shores.

Monday, April 16, 2018


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Wednesday, February 28, 2018


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Monday, January 8, 2018


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Monday, December 18, 2017


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Tuesday, May 8, 2018


In The Press

Italy sued over migrant 'push back' deal with Libya after 20 migrants drown in Mediterranean

Independent (UK)

The work of the Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic in connection with the 2017 death of at least 20 migrants in the Mediterranean is mentioned in an article.

Monday, May 7, 2018


In The Press

Cakes and the Conscience Wars—A Commentary by Douglas NeJaime and Reva Siegel

Oxford Human Rights Hub

Douglas NeJaime is Professor of Law and Reva Siegel is the Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, May 3, 2018


In The Press

“The Right to Have Rights” and the Plight of the Stateless

The New Yorker

An essay by Professor of Law Samuel Moyn is cited in an article about the rights of refugees.

Thursday, May 3, 2018


In The Press

Italy's deal with Libya to 'pull back' migrants faces legal challenge

The Guardian

The Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic is mentioned in an article about its work on a lawsuit that challenges Italy’s efforts to stop Libyan refugees from reaching its shores.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018


In The Press

The Option To Request Female Drivers Isn’t The Solution To Uber’s Sexual Assault Issues

Refinery29

Ford Foundation Professor of Law and Social Sciences Vicki Schutz is quoted in an article about the legality of Uber allowing users to request female drivers.

Monday, April 23, 2018


In The Press

How the Human Rights Movement Failed—A Commentary by Samuel Moyn

The New York Times

Samuel Moyn is a Professor of Law at Yale Law School and a Professor of History at Yale University.

Alumni & Student Profiles


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Stephanie Safdi

Human Rights Work With an Environmental Focus

There isn’t a student who comes to Yale Law School who isn’t determined to put the law to use for the betterment of the world.”


Anthony Kronman

Class of 1975, Sterling Professor of Law and Former Dean