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 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»

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»

Good news and bad news for persons affected by cholera in Haiti, declares Alston

The United Nations’ ‘new approach’ to its role in bringing cholera to Haiti is an important step in the right direction, according to the UN independent human rights expert whose report  leaked to The New York Times in August and provoked the rethinking of the UN’s six-year long policy of denying all responsibility. “Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s  More»

Philip Alston to give public lectures in London and the Netherlands

On Thursday, December 1, CHRGJ Co-Chair and Faculty Director Philip Alston will give the keynote address at the Limburg Principles and Migration Conference in Maastricht, followed by the Centre for the Study of Human Rights International Human Rights Day Public Lecture at the London School of Economics that evening. On Friday, December 2, Professor Alston will  More»

ILHR Fellowship Updates and Reminders

Below are some updates and reminders for students interested in the ILHR Fellowship Program. Interviews Interviews for human rights placements will take place on November 17, 18, 21, and 22. Interviews for ILC placements will take place on November 21 and 22. Students selected for interviews will be notified by Tuesday, November 15, and will  More»

Paid Internship: International Humanitarian Fact-finding Commission

The International Humanitarian Fact-finding Commission (IHFFC) is offering a paid part-time internship to a student who will monitor the relevant work of the United Nations General Assembly and other bodies and provide support to Commissioners upon their visits to New York City. In addition to supporting the NY office for an average of about 4  More»