The Institute for International Law and Justice and the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice will be holding the second part of the

Annual International Law and Human Rights Student Scholarship Conference on Friday, April 12, 2013 in Furman Hall Room 608 ( Furman Hall is at 245 Sullivan Street)

Description and program for this second part of the conference is forthcoming.

The purpose of the conference is to encourage the development of scholarship by giving students an opportunity to present papers and works-in-progress in a constructive and collaborative environment.

The conference is open to the public and we encourage all members of the law school community to attend. If you would like to receive of a copy of any paper, please contact Danny Auron at

The schedule of presentations is as follows:


  • Olivier Barsalou, “The Diplomacy of the Universal: The Cold War and the Rise of an American Conception of Human Rights, 1945-1948”
  • Mateya Beth Kelley, “Human Rights & Refugee Claims by Stateless Persons: A Curse and A Blessing


  • Carey Shenkman, “A Shock Value Defense for New Media: Rethinking Protections for the Fact-Finders of U.S. Government Misconduct in the National Security Age”
  • Alex Sinha, “NSA Surveillance since 9/11 and the Human Right to Privacy”
  • Matthew Craig, “Procedure, Targeted Killing, and the Risk of Legitimation”


  • Merryl Lawry-White, “The Reparative Effect of  Truth Seeking in Transitional Justice: Means and Ends”
  • Anjali Manivannan, “Seeking Justice for Male Victims of Sexual Violence”
  • Emily Kenney, “Developing a Gender Methodology for the UN Commission of Inquiry”

Commentators will include:

  • Philip Alston, Professor of Law and Faculty Co-Chair, CHRGJ, NYU
  • Laura Bingham, Legal Officer, Equality/Citizenship, OSJI
  • Adam Cox, Professor of Law, NYU
  • Kate Cronin-Furman, Ph.D. Candidate, International Relations, Columbia University
  • Sarah Knuckey, Research Director, CHRGJ, NYU
  • Kelli Muddell, Director, Gender Justice Program, ICTJ
  • Vasuki Nesiah, Associate Professor of Practice, The Gallatin School, NYU
  • Faiza Patel, Co-Director, Liberty & National Security Program, Brennan Center for Justice
  • Christopher Rogers, Program Officer, Regional Policy Initiative, OSJI
  • Ira Rubinstein, Adjunct Professor of Law, NYU
  • Margaret Satterthwaite, Clinical Professor of Law and Faculty Director, CHRGJ, NYU
  • Paul van Zyl, Director, Transitional Justice Program, CHRGJ, NYU
  • Armin von Bogdandy, Director, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law
  • Ben Wizner, Director, ACLU Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project



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