Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Stephen Bright’s Course on Capital Punishment Available Online

Harvey Karp Visiting Lecturer in Law Stephen B. Bright’s course “Capital Punishment: Race, Poverty, & Disadvantage” is now available on iTunes U and YouTube.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Panel Discusses Successes and Failures of International Response in Haiti

Panelists discussed the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti and what lessons could be learned from those experiences for future global crisis response at an event at Yale Law School.

Monday, September 29, 2014

YLS to Screen Documentary on the Life of Human Rights Activist Albie Sachs

Yale Law School will screen a new documentary, Soft Vengeance: Albie Sachs and the New South Africa, on Oct. 7, 2014. 

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Lowenstein Clinic Report Details Faisalabad Police Abuse Toward Juveniles

A new report by the Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic documents the widespread abuse of juveniles by the Faisalabad, Pakistan, police force.

Friday, April 4, 2014

Faculty, Fellows, Alumni Pay Tribute to Robert L. Bernstein

Yale Law School faculty, former and current Bernstein fellows, colleagues, alumni, and Bernstein family members gathered for the tribute to Bernstein—a man who has devoted his life to the defense of freedom of expression and the protection of victims of injustice and abuse throughout the world. 

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Lowenstein Clinic Releases Two Reports on Homelessness

The Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic at Yale Law School, in conjunction with the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty, has recently released two reports on homelessness in the United States. 

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Bernstein Symposium to Focus on Street Activism and Human Rights

This year’s Bernstein Symposium, to be held at Yale Law School on March 27 and 28, 2014, will center on discussion of “Human Rights in the Streets.” 

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Liman Program Submits Statement for Senate Hearing on Reassessing Solitary Confinement II

Hope Metcalf, Director of the Arthur Liman Public Interest Program, and Judith Resnik, Arthur Liman Professor of Law at Yale Law School, submitted a statement for the hearing record titled “The Policies Governing Isolation in U.S. Prisons.” 

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You can make a difference… The history of the last 40 years happened because people like you entered the fray and chipped away at problems that they were told were politically impossible to fix.”

Michael Posner

Honorary Doctor of Laws, 2014 Commencement Address