Archived News & Events
New Horizons for Legal Reform: Human Rights in China
Human Rights Study Project presentation of findings. Related Article
Fixing America’s Broken Immigration System: The Debate in Congress
Joseph Zogby '96 (Counsel to Sen. Richard Durbin), with Comments by Prof. David Martin.
Strategies for Institutional Reform and Rule of Law Promotion in Transitional Societies
Mary Greer (director, Criminal Law Reform Program, ABA, Central Europe & Eurasian Law Initiative (ABA/CEELI)).
Working for Human Rights in Iran: Current Events and Current Perspectives
Sara Shapouri '05 (Monroe Leigh Fellow in Iran, November 2005-February 2006). Related Article
Can Justice Deliver Security? Reports From Afghanistan and Darfur
Tom Perriello (partner and fellow of the civic advocacy group Res Publica & Afghanistan consultant with the International Center for Transitional Justice).
Using the Alien Tort Statute to Hold Corporations Accountable for Labor Rights Violations
Terry Collingsworth (Executive Director and General Counsel of the International Labor Rights Fund).
Truth and/or Justice in Post-Conflict Societies? Case Studies of South Africa, East Timor and Sierra Leone
Howard Varney With a South African human rights lawyer based in Johannesburg.
Extraordinary Rendition: Issues of Law and Policy
Meg Satterthwaite (assistant professor of clinical law, faculty director, Center for Human Rights and Global Justice, NYU School of Law), Michael Scheuer (former chief, CIA Bin Laden Unit; best-selling author, “Imperial Hubris), David Graham (executive director, JAG Legal Center and School). Related Article
The Human Rights Program Movie Series
Screened "Hotel Rwanda," "The Trial of Henry Kissinger," "The Gate of Heavenly Peace" and "The Corporation."
Careers in Human Rights: Seeing the Possibilities
Varda Hussain '04 (associate, Venable LLP, counsel to Guantanamo Detaineees), Maryam Kamali '99 (U.N. Office of Legal Affairs), and Priti Patel (NYU '02, Arthur Helton fellow, U.S. Law and Security Program, Human Rights First).
International Law and Military Commissions
David Glazier '04 (research fellow and lecturer, Center for National Security Law).
Treatment and Interrogation of Detainees: Current Developments
The JAG Legal Center and School, Maj. Gretchen Jackson (associate professor of international law, U.S. Army JAG Legal Center & School), Scott Stucky (general counsel, Senate Armed Services Committee), Marc Garlasco (senior military analyst, Arms Division, Human Rights Watch). Related Article
Investigating Human Rights "In the Field"
Marc Garlasco (senior military analyst, Human Rights Watch, Arms Division).
After Disengagement: The Legal Status of Gaza
Capt. Osnat Davidson (legal advisor, International Law Department, Israeli Defense Forces, LLM Candidate, JAG Legal Center and School), Greg Khalil (attorney, Palestinian National Authority, Negotiation Support Unit), Shelley Neese (consultant, Mercy Corps Conflict Management Group). Related Article
Practicing International Criminal Justice at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda
Jennifer Gilhuly '06. Related Article
Racism and Democracy in Israel: The Case of the Palestinian Citizens
Nimer Sultany LL.M. ’06.
Human Rights Program Potluck Dinner
Human Rights Law and Mental Health: The English Experience
Kris Gledhill LL.M. '85 (barrister, Camberwell Chambers, London). Related Article
Summer Internship Panel Related Article
Introduction to the Law School Human Rights Program
The Human Rights Program Movie Series
Screened "Born Into Brothels."
2004-05 Events (Selections)
International Law and
U.S. Government Actions in the Global “War
A joint symposium with the Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School, featuring Ambassador Nancy Soderberg (vice president, International Crisis Group). Related Article
Human Rights and Humanitarian
Crisis in the Sudan
Roger Winter (formerly, USAID), Jemera Rone (Human Rights Watch) and Mohamed Yahya (Damanga /RMCE). Related Article
Rights Law in Britain: Impacts of the 1998 Human Rights Act
Kris Gledhill LL.M. ‘85 (barrister, Camberwell Chambers, London).
Exploring New Avenues
for the Protection and Promotion of Human Rights in the Global
Professor David Kinley (director, Castan Center for Human Rights, Melbourne).
Torture by Proxy: International
and Domestic Law Applicable to “Extraordinary Renditions”
Meg Satterthwaite (research director, Center for Human Rights and Global Justice, NYU School of Law).
The Alien Tort
Statute After Sosa v. Alvarez-Machain, What Future
for International Human Rights Litigation in U.S. Courts?
Professors Curt Bradley (UVA), John Harrison (UVA), Ralph Steinhardt (George Washington University) and Beth Stephens (Rutgers). Related Article