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Before the law: Human and Other Animals in a Biopolitical Frame

July 2013

This workshop is part of the Program on Human Rights Collaboratory: Environmental Humanities Series, an interdisciplinary investigation of human rights in the humanities.

Is Alien Tort Statute Applicable to Corporate Defendants?

July 2013

Early in the Supreme Court oral arguments in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Co., Justice Kennedy alerted the plaintiffs' lawyer that, for him, "the case turns on this:...

Human rights fellows tackle critical human rights issues this summer

May 2013

The Program on Human Rights at CDDRL, together with the McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society, are pleased to introduce the 2013 Summer Human Rights Fellows.

Evaluating the impact and future of the International Criminal Court

May 2013

In March, Congolese militia leader Bosco Ntaganda surrendered himself unexpectedly to the U.S.

The Program on Human Rights spring quarter newsletter

April 2013

The Program on Human Rights (PHR) at Stanford's Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law is looking forward to an exciting quarter with a continued focus on human trafficking and human...

Victims' Reparation: What Lessons Can We Take From the International Criminal Court?

February 2013

In a piece for the The Stanford Daily, Nadejda Marques, manager of the Program on Human Rights at the CDDRL, writes about victims' reparations and the experience at the International Criminal Court.

Combating human trafficking requires a regional approach, says Stanford scholar

January 2013

Helen Stacy, director of the CDDRL Program on Human Rights and a FSI senior fellow, says the moment is ripe to examine human trafficking in Asia and the mechanisms for fighting it. As U.S.

Former prosecutor of the International Criminal Court kicks off human rights seminar series

December 2012

CDDRL's Program on Human Rights inaugurated the 2012-2013 Sanela Diana Jenkins Speaker Series on Dec.

Conference proposes meaningful ways to advance health rights

November 2012

On October 30, the Program on Human Rights (PHR) at Stanford's Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) held a day-long conference to examine health and human rights.

Program on Human Rights expands human trafficking research to Asia

November 2012

The Program on Human Rights at the Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) is beginning to expand its research to examine the response of regional and sub regional court...

Panel debates California human trafficking proposition

October 2012

On October 23, CDDRL's Program on Human Rights sponsored a panel discussion on Proposition 35.

The Proposition Games: Will Prop 35 help curb human trafficking?

September 2012

In a piece for the Stanford Daily, Nadejda Marques, manager of the Program on Human Rights at the CDDRL, writes about Proposition 35 (the CASE Act), slated for the November 2012 California Ballot....

Welcome to the New Academic Year!

September 2012

The Program on Human Rights (PHR) at the Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law is pleased to welcome faculty, staff, and both new and returning students to Stanford University for...

Exploring new technologies at Stanford to monitor human rights

August 2012

Teaming up with the Brookings Institution and Google, CDDRL hosted a workshop to bring together four United Nations special rapporteurs, civil society activists, technologists and government donors...

When things are too quiet to be good

August 2012

In a piece for the Stanford Daily, Nadejda Marques, manager of the Program on Human Rights at the CDDRL, writes about Angola's parliamentary election, political violence and violations to the...

Canada's new immigration measure and human trafficking

August 2012

In a piece for the Stanford Daily, Nadejda Marques, manager of the Program on Human Rights at the CDDRL, writes about Canada's new immigration measure and its potential impact on human trafficking.

Stanford undergrad awarded human rights fellowship, heads to Hong Kong

June 2012

This summer Adrian Bonifacio, one of the recipients of The Program on Human Rights and the McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society's 2012 Human Rights Fellowship, will work with the Asian Pacific...

Stanford conference to explore indigenous rights in Latin America

May 2012

The Program on Human Rights (PHR) at the Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) together with the Center for Latin American Studies is hosting a one-day conference on Tuesday,...

Experts debate specific improvements to anti-trafficking measures

March 2012

The Program on Human Rights concluded its ninth and final installment of the Sanela Diana Jenkins International Speakers Series with presentations by Dr.

How to build a world free of slaves

March 2012

Justin Dillon, musician, film director and consultant to the State Department Office to combat human trafficking, spoke about open source activism and the work of slaveryfootprint.org at the eighth...

Bay Area law enforcement adopt victims-based approach to combat human trafficking

March 2012

The Program on Human Rights presented the seventh installment of the Sanela Diana Jenkins International Speakers Series on February 28 and focused on anti-trafficking measures in the Bay area.

New Stanford summer course to bring leading human rights actors inside the classroom

February 2012

The Program on Human Rights at the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law, together with Stanford Summer Session are proud to offer a special session on human rights June 25 - July...