Bianca Isaias (’15) winner of 2013 CHRGJ Fellowship Spotlight Contest

Each year, CHRGJ conducts a Fellowship Spotlight contest, inviting our summer International Human Rights Fellows, placed around the world, to showcase the work they have done over the course of their internship.  This year’s winner of this multimedia competition and the $500 prize is Bianca Isaias (’15), who was placed at the UNHCR Jordan in Amman. See Bianca’s winning  More»

Launch of Just Security Blog, September 23

We are thrilled to announce that Just Security will officially launch on Monday, September 23, 2013 at www.justsecurity.org.  Just Security is a new online platform that will provide a forum for high-level discussion of law, rights, and U.S. national security that will be based at CRHGJ. Drawing primarily from the blog’s Board of Editors but  More»

CHRGJ Job Announcement: Communications Director

CHRGJ is seeking a full-time Communications Director for a new Project on Justice and US National Security, with an effective start date of early September 2013. The position may be located in either New York City or Washington, DC. The Project involves a new online platform for dynamic content and substance aimed at informing policy  More»

Professor Narula Seeking Part-time Summer Research Assistants

Professor Smita Narula seeks 1 – 2 part-time research assistants, for immediate hire, to assist with a variety of human rights projects, including but not limited to research related to food insecurity and the right to food in the United States, and research related to human rights abuses stemming from forced evictions in India. Interested  More»

CHRGJ, Global Justice Clinic Join Leading Human Rights Organizations to Question Legality of Targeted Killing Program

The CHRGJ and NYU’s Global Justice Clinic has joined with the American Civil Liberties Union, Amnesty International, Center for Civilians in Conflict, Center for Constitutional Rights, Human Rights First, Human Rights Institute, Columbia Law School, Human Rights Watch, and Open Society Foundations to send a letter to President Obama expressing shared concerns over US drone  More»

NYU team wins multiple awards at International Criminal Court Moot Competition

At Pace University this weekend, March 1-3, a team composed of three NYU students (Dennis Ardis, Karin Dryhurst, and Su Mien Tee) and coached by CHRGJ’s Program Officer Danny Auron participated in the North American Round of the International Criminal Court Moot Competition.  Arguing their roles as Prosecutor (Dryhurst), Defense Counsel (Tee), and Representative of  More»