Announcements

Philip Alston to Speak at ASIL Annual Meeting in DC

CHRGJ Co-Chair and Faculty Director Philip Alston will be speaking at two events during this year’s Annual Meeting of the American Society of International Law (ASIL), held from April 12 to April 15, 2017 in Washington, D.C. As part of the Hudson Medal Luncheon, Professor Alston will appear alongside honoree Georges Abi-Saab of the Graduate  More»

Summer Internships with Global Justice Clinic and UN Special Rapporteurs

  The Center for Human Rights and Global Justice at NYU Law is seeking additional interns for its summer legal internship program. Placements are with the Global Justice Clinic and either the Transitional Justice or the Extreme Poverty project, led by the UN Special Rapporteur on the right to truth, justice, reparations, and guarantees of non-recurrence  More»

Call for Papers: International Law and Human Rights Emerging Scholarship Conference

Call for Papers: International Law and Human Rights Emerging Scholarship Conference   Conference Dates: April 20-21, 2017 Deadline for Submissions of Draft Papers: Wednesday, March 22, 2017 The Institute for International Law and Justice and the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice are pleased to announce that submissions are now being accepted for the annual International Law and  More»

CHRGJ Job Announcement: Program Manager

  The Center for Human Rights and Global Justice is seeking a full-time Program Manager to start immediately. This position is based in New York City. About the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice (CHRGJ) CHRGJ was created in 2002 as a hub for human rights study, research, and practice at NYU School of  More»

CHRGJ Summer Legal Internship Deadline Extended

** Deadline Extended to January 25, 2017 ** The Center for Human Rights and Global Justice at NYU Law is still accepting applications for its full-time summer legal internship program, which will run from June 1 to August 11, 2017. Through CHRGJ’s Summer Legal Internship Program, law students will have the opportunity to work with the  More»

CHRGJ Seeks Consultant for Extreme Poverty and Human Rights Project

Consultant, Extreme Poverty and Human Rights Project Application Deadline: December 31, 2016 Philip Alston, John Norton Pomeroy Professor of Law and Faculty Director and Co-Chair of the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice (CHRGJ), is seeking to hire a Consultant for CHRGJ’s Extreme Poverty and Human Rights Project, which provides assistance to Professor Alston’s  More»

Brazil 20-year public expenditure cap will breach human rights, UN expert warns

Versão em português NEW YORK (9 December 2016) – Government plans to freeze social spending in Brazil for 20 years are entirely incompatible with the country’s human rights obligations, according to Philip Alston, Faculty Chair and Co-Director of the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice and the United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty  More»

Research Assistant Position Available

Professor Ryan Goodman seeks an assistant to research primarily in fields of U.S. national security law and international law involving use of force and armed conflict for the Spring 2017 semester. Must be a matriculated NYU Law student [1Ls, 2Ls, 3Ls, LLMs welcome to apply]. Apply ASAP by sending a brief 1-2 paragraphs explaining interest  More»