Professor Philip Alston Seeks Research Assistants: Fall 2015

Professor Philip Alston is looking for several research assistants to help him with research during Fall 2015, especially in conjunction with research for a new edition of the International Human Rights casebook to be published next year.  Specific research topics include: women’s rights; national security; religion; Alien Tort Statute; and sovereign immunity. Please send a  More»

CHRGJ Congratulates Managing Director Stacy Cammarano on Judicial Clerkship

CHRGJ is proud to congratulate its Managing Director, Stacy Cammarano, on her appointment as a law clerk to the Honorable David Briones, Senior United States District Judge in the Western District of Texas. This is a wonderful opportunity for Stacy to advance her career in human rights and public interest litigation. As Managing Director, Stacy  More»

Global Justice Clinic and Haitian Partners Granted Hearing Before IACHR

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) has granted a hearing on March 17, 2015, to address the right of access to information in Haiti. The Global Justice Clinic supported the request for a hearing on behalf of its Haitian partners, the Justice in Mining Collective (“the Collective”) and the Megaprojects Observatory. The Collective and  More»

CHRGJ Call for 2015 Summer Legal Interns

CHRGJ is currently accepting applications for its full-time summer internship program, which will run from June 1 to August 7, 2015. Interns will work under the guidance of one or more of the Center’s human rights staff on activities related to the Center’s current projects. This summer’s primary focus will be economic, social, and cultural  More»

Professor Philip Alston Seeks a Research Assistant for UN Mandate

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 a Research Assistant to assist him on his mandate as UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights. Professor Alston has been appointed by the UN Human Rights Council  More»