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Human Rights Study Project Cowan Fellows
The project's mission is to further the study of law affecting the protection of basic rights in foreign countries. Each year a project team travels abroad to research human rights issues in a specific country and report their findings. Student teams have traveled to Cuba, Sierra Leone, Syria and Lebanon, China, India, Uganda, Cambodia, Egypt, Malawi, Sri Lanka, Madagascar and Ghana. Participants are selected by the prior year's student team based on applications submitted in the spring.

Reports on HRSP trips to

John Bassett Moore Society of International Law
The J.B. Moore Society is a driving force in international law activities at the Law School. Each year, the Society hosts a symposium on topics such as the war on terror and corruption in foreign governments, as well as a lunch lecture series in which international law faculty and foreign graduate students present papers. The Society sponsors a Jessup International Law Moot Court team and coordinates with the Charlottesville office of the International Rescue Committee to help recently settled refugees.

 

 

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