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Human Rights Workshop: Current Issues and Events

Fall 2015
Workshops are held at 12:10 pm in the Faculty Lounge, unless otherwise noted.        
For more information, contact the Schell Center at 203-432-7480 or
schell.law@yale.edu .

Sept. 10                                             

Itamar Mann
National Security Law Fellow, Georgetown Law Center
The Law, Ethics, and Politics of European Agenda on Migration

 [Reading]                [Reading]

Sept. 24




Lech Garlicki  
Retired Judge of the Polish Constitutional Court and the European Court of Human Rights

Dieter Grimm
Professor of Law, Humboldt University Berlin, former justice, Federal Constitutional Court of Germany
Questioning the European Regional Courts’ Assertion of Authority: Judges’ Perspectives

[Reading]     [Reading]      [Reading]

Oct. 1



Marc Becker
Professor of Latin American History, Truman State University, Missouri
Ecuador's 2008 Constitution from a Social Movement Perspective


Oct. 22


Margarita López Maya
Senior Professor-Researcher, Universidad Central de Venezuela
Post Chavista Venezuela: Legacies and Challenges

Oct. 29

(Rm. 128)


John D. Cameron
Association Professor and Department Chair, Department of International Development Studies, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Grassroots Responses to Radical Constitutions: The Case of Bolivia

Nov. 5


Paul Linden-Retek, ‘12
Robina Foundation Visiting Human Rights Fellow, Yale Law School, and Ph.D.  Candidate, Political Science Department, Yale
The Greek Crisis and the Failure of European Solidarity: Limits and Possibilities of Human Rights Law        

Nov. 12



Michael B. Gerrard
Professor and Director, Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia Law School, and Chair of Faculty, The Earth Institute
The Prospects for Human Rights Litigation as a Solution to Climate Change


Nov. 19



Piet Eeckhout
Professor of European Law, UCL Faculty of Laws, London

EU Accession to the ECHR: The EU Court's Objections