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International Law

Scholarly Publications

Human Rights for the 21st Century: Sovereignty, Civil Society, Culture

December 2009

A new moral, ethical, and legal framework is needed for international human rights law.

News

Simmons stresses the role of international law in mobilizing for human rights

January 2011

On January 25, Beth Simmons spoke as part of the Sanela Diana Jenkins International Human Rights Speaker Series hosted by the Program on Human Rights at the Center on Democracy, Development, and...

Karen Alter speaks on the evolution of transnational law and international courts

January 2011

On January 18, Karen Alter spoke as part of the Sanela Diana Jenkins International Human Rights Speaker Series hosted by the Program on Human Rights at the Center on Democracy, Development, and the...

Events

Human Rights Inc.: The World Novel, Narrative Form, and International Law

November 20, 2009

The Center for the Study of the Novel is pleased to present a discussion of Professor Joseph Slaughter's new book, Human Rights Inc: The World Novel, Narrative Form, and International Law.

Holding War Criminals Accountable: Stanford Student Participation in Human Rights Trials

January 13, 2010

Over the past eight years, Stanford students have contributed to holding war criminals accountable in trials held both inside the United States and abroad.

Human Rights and the International Criminal Court: Interactive Radio for Justice Presentation

February 4, 2010

Interactive Radio for Justice (IRFJ) uses media to help improve awareness of the International Criminal Court and hold human rights violators to account.

Projects

Human Trafficking

In 2011, the Program on Human Rights (PHR) launched its research initiative on human trafficking to address the main challenges and generate new knowledge on this issue of international concern....
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