Grunin Center for Law and Social Entrepreneurship Launch Event

The Grunin Center for Law and Social Entrepreneurship, the first center of its kind at a law school, is a trailblazer in social justice and legal education innovation, poised to spark a movement that transforms the way law creates a positive impact in the world. The Center will, through its research and teaching, lead the…

Tax Matters S17E20

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Tax Matters S17E19

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Tax Matters S17E18

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Defending Dissent: Technology, Business & Human Rights

Defending Dissent: Civil Society and Human Rights in the Global Crackdown April 13, 2017 Robert L. Bernstein Institute for Human Rights “Technology, Business & Human Rights” This panel will open with a discussion on Internet governance and the responsibilities of technology companies to respect human rights. The presenters will then explore legal and policy measures…

Defending Dissent: Lessons to Confront Closure at Home

Defending Dissent: Civil Society and Human Rights in the Global Crackdown April 13, 2017 Robert L. Bernstein Institute for Human Rights “Lessons to Confront Closure at Home” With democratic institutions like the judiciary and the free press under attack, this panel will draw lessons from the strategies and tactics raised in the conference to address…

Defending Dissent: Internet Resistance

Defending Dissent: Civil Society and Human Rights in the Global Crackdown April 13, 2017 Robert L. Bernstein Institute for Human Rights “Internet Resistance” Despite upticks in government surveillance and censorship, digital activism remains a powerful tool to mobilize and organize against repressive regimes. This panel weighs the challenges and opportunities in leveraging the Internet to…

Defending Dissent: Legal Empowerment

Defending Dissent: Civil Society and Human Rights in the Global Crackdown April 13, 2017 Robert L. Bernstein Institute for Human Rights “Legal Empowerment” Legal empowerment puts law in the hands of people. This panel examines legal empowerment strategies and methods used by human rights advocates to strengthen the capacity of affected communities to identify, monitor,…

Defending Dissent: National Litigation

Defending Dissent: Civil Society and Human Rights in the Global Crackdown April 13, 2017 Robert L. Bernstein Institute for Human Rights “National Litigation” Lawyers and activists have turned to the national courts to challenge laws and restrictions limiting civil society space and pushing for expanded human rights protections. This panel examines the success of litigation…