Bill Tobin is a visiting professor at the Keough School of Global Affairs, working with the Klau Institute for Civil and Human Rights. His teaching on civil rights and refugee determination is informed by an interdisciplinary approach to contemporary challenges.
Alexander McLean, founder of the African Prisons Project, visited the University of Notre Dame on September 6, 2018, to deliver the inaugural lecture for the newly endowed Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights.
The Center for Civil and Human Rights welcomes its new class of international human rights lawyers. The diversity of this year’s group is seen as one of its greatest strengths.
The Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights announced a year-long initiative entitled “Building an Anti-Racist Vocabulary,” that seeks to educate students and members of the broader Notre Dame community, helping them explore and deconstruct concepts that undergird racism.
Mr. Joseph Cari endowed the Rita Bahr Cari Memorial Fund in 2001, with additional donations, to encourage advanced studies in international human rights law.
Linda Manaka Infante, a Venezuelan lawyer and 2016 graduate of the LL.M. Program in International Human Rights Law, spoke before the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues at the United Nations this May. The session was built around the theme “Indigenous peoples: conflict, peace and resolution.”
The Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights has announced a new initiative, With Voices True, to collect and record the voices of the Notre Dame community on the topic of race.
The LL.M. class of 2018 includes 24 lawyers from 17 countries, who have come to Notre Dame to deepen their theoretical foundation and broaden their advocacy skill set.
The Center for Civil and Human Rights has announced post-graduate professional internships for its LL.M. class of 2015.