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Thursday, July 24, 2008


YLS Receives $3 Million Gift from Robina Foundation to Support Human Rights Fellowship Initiative

Yale Law School has received a $3 million gift from the Robina Foundation that will support creation of the Robina Foundation Human Rights Fellowship Initiative at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, April 1, 2008


Bruce Shapiro Discusses Human Rights and Trauma April 8

Bruce Shapiro, a veteran reporter on human rights and criminal justice, will speak on “The Cost of Bearing Witness: Understanding Human Rights and Trauma” on April 8 at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, March 18, 2008


Bernstein Symposium April 3-4—“Justice Delayed? The Impact of Time on the Trials of Gross Atrocities”

The Robert L. Bernstein International Human Rights Fellowship Symposium will be held April 3 and April 4 at Yale Law School on the topic, “Justice Delayed?  The Impact of Time on the Trials of Gross Atrocities.”

Wednesday, February 13, 2008


Iraqi Refugee Crisis - Panel Discussion Feb. 21

The Schell Center for International Human Rights will host a panel discussion on “The Iraqi Refugee Crisis: The Human Impact/The Human Response” February 21 at Yale Law School.

Thursday, February 7, 2008


Symposium March 8 Looks At Corporate Social Responsibility in the Extractive Industries

Sponsored by The Yale Human Rights & Development Law Journal

Wednesday, January 23, 2008


Panel Discussion To Compare Latin American Security Regimes to U.S. ‘War on Terror’

A panel discussion titled “Disappearance and Extraordinary Rendition: Comparing Latin American Security Regimes to the U.S. ‘War on Terror’” will be held February 7 at Yale Law School.

The best part of YLS is the community. Since my first small group class, I was constantly inspired and challenged by my law school classmates. They are more than brilliant — they are thoughtful, passionate, and most of all, they are leaders. ”


Rahael Seifu

Class of 2007, Senior Counsel at Google