2017 Contemporary Challenges in Human Rights – Panel 2

Panel 2: Health and Human Rights in Conflict and Humanitarian Settings This panel identified some of the most pressing challenges at the intersection of health and human rights manifest in myriad ways, particularly during conflict and in humanitarian settings, and addressed ways to confront them in often unstable environments. UCLA School of Law, International and…

2017 Contemporary Challenges in Human Rights – Panel 1

Panel 1: National Security and Civil Liberties This panel explored some of the ways in which citizens of a variety of countries have been impacted by state surveillance, monitoring, and cyber-attacks that have shifted the boundaries between privacy and security in ways that may be inimical to human rights. UCLA School of Law, International and…

2017 Contemporary Challenges in Human Rights – Full Conference

The 2017 Contemporary Challenges in Human Rights Conference focused on three critical areas of human rights challenges: National Security and Civil Liberties; Ensuring the Protection of Health as a Human Right during Conflict and Humanitarian Settings; and Accountability for Genocide and Other Mass Atrocities. UCLA School of Law, International and Comparative Law Program – http://law.ucla.edu/iclp

UCLA Law Women LEAD Summit: Conversation with the Chief Justice

California Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye discusses her career and the administration of the courts in California and offers her guidance for young women lawyers, in conversation with UCLA School of Law Dean Jennifer L. Mnookin at the inaugural UCLA Law Women LEAD Summit on Feb. 3, 2017. http://law.ucla.edu/leadsummit

UCLA Law Women LEAD Summit: Focus, Innovation, Impact

A panel of accomplished alumnae address different paths in the law and steps to take toward rewarding careers. Panelists include Nori Gerardo Lietz ’82, Harvard Business School; Antonia Hernandez ’74, California Community Foundation; Marcy Morris, Jackoway Tyerman Wertheimer Austen Mandelbaum; Karen Tse ’90, International Bridges to Justice. Moderated by Nadia Sager ’96, Latham & Watkins….

UCLA Law Women LEAD Summit: Change Agents

Innovative thinkers offer insight into the challenges females face in traditionally male environments. Speakers include Sallie Krawcheck, CEO and co-founder of Ellevest, introduced by Boryana Zamanoff ’04 BNY Mellon Wealth Management; and Dr. Barbara Natterson-Horowitz, a professor of cardiology and evolutionary biology at UCLA, introduced by Heather Richardson ’06 of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. http://law.ucla.edu/leadsummit

UCLA Law Women LEAD Summit: Keynote Address

Former U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexis Herman gives the keynote address at the inaugural UCLA Law Women LEAD Summit on Feb. 3, 2017. Introduction by Margarita Paláu Hernández ’85, principal and founding partner of Hernández Ventures. http://law.ucla.edu/leadsummit

Coping with the Fissured Workplace and Precarious Emplyment

The 7th Annual Innis Christie Symposium on Labour and Employment Law presented by C. Michael Mitchell and the Hon. John C. Murray. The modern workplace is changing. Many employers seek efficiencies through franchising, contracting out, hiring casual employees, and outsourcing to other countries. This is causing uncertainty for an increasing number of Canadian workers, particularly…