Human Rights at SLS: A Call for More Human Rights Programming Interested in human rights issues like environmental justice, im/migration, corporate accountability, and more? Come join us for dessert and an update on the Stanford Human Rights Law Association's (SHRLA) conversations with the SLS Administration on the human rights clinic, human rights-related course offerings, and other […]
Please join us for a conversation via Zoom with Omar Shakir ‘13, the Israel and Palestine Director at Human Rights Watch. At Human Rights Watch, Omar investigates abuses in Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza and has authored several major reports, including a 2021 report comprehensively documenting how Israeli authorities are committing the crimes against humanity of apartheid and […]
This panel discussion will demystify the role the first few years after graduation play in the arc of a legal career. Is Big Law the best place to get professional legal training? What are the tradeoffs (financial and otherwise) involved in choosing private or public sectors? Is starting in the private or public sector the […]
Stanford Advocates for Immigrants Rights (SAIR) and Stanford Human Rights Law Association (SHRLA) are hosting an end-of-year get together with the outgoing and incoming boards to chat about plans for next year and build community.
First Person is hosting our final storytelling event of the year on Thursday, May 26 at 7:30pm in the Munger 5 Lounge. The theme is beginnings and endings (to be interpreted however you please). So come hang out, listen, and share a story of your own. Dinner will be provided.
The Stanford Immigration & Human Rights Association (SIHRLA) will hold its first general body meeting of the 2022-2023 school year. Students interested in immigration and human rights are invited to get to know each other and hear about SIHRLA's plans for the year.
Iranian activists and experts will discuss the awe-inspiring protest movement in Iran that was ignited by the murder of Jîna ‘Mahsa’ Amini by the Iranian government's morality police, and the ongoing horrific violence being committed by State security forces against people (particularly protesters and activists) throughout Iran. Hosted by the Stanford Immigration & Human Rights […]
The Stanford Chapter of the American Constitution Society (ACS) and the Stanford Immigration and Human Rights Law Association invite you to join us for a lunch discussion about Title 42 on January 19th. The conversation will discuss challenges to the Trump and Biden administrations' use of Title 42 to prevent asylum-seekers from claiming asylum at […]
SIHRLA members and human rights and immigration faculty will gather for snacks and a discussion of what SIHRLA has planned for the term.
Professor E. Tendayi Achiume, the inaugural Alicia Miñana Professor of Law at Stanford Law School, served as the fifth United Nations Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance from 2017 to 2022. On Thursday, January 26th, Prof. E. Tendayi Achiume will reflect on her five years as Special Rapporteur […]
The Stanford Immigration & Human Rights Law Association is hosting a session of our Ad-hoc Decolonizing Human Rights Reading Group that will focus on Professor Tendayi Achiume's work as UN Special Rapporteur on Contemporary forms of racism. We will read and discuss Prof. Achiume's report on Ecological crisis, climate justice and racial justice: https://www.ohchr.org/en/documents/thematic-reports/a77549-report-special-rapporteur-contemporary-forms-racism-racial.
On Monday, February 20th at 12:45-2 pm, Azadeh Shahshahani, the Legal & Advocacy Director of Project South (Atlanta, GA) will be in conversation with Professor Jennifer Chacón, Bruce Tyson Mitchell Professor of Law at Stanford Law School. Azadeh will discuss her career and the work of the Defend & Protect Initiative of Project South, which […]
SIHRLA is excited to welcome Ambassador-at-Large for Global Criminal Justice Beth Van Schaack back to Stanford Law School for a dinner and conversation about both her current work and overall career. Before assuming her present role, Ambassador Van Schaack taught at Stanford for several years, serving as director of the International Human Rights & Conflict […]
SIHRLA, ILS and the Levin Center are excited to host a panel on international clerkships and the opportunities available to SLS students. The panel will consist of lawyers who spent time clerking for international courts including the ICJ, the ICC, and the Inter-American Court for Human Rights. Panelists will talk about both the application process […]
NLG and SIHRLA are hosting this virtual training for those interested in participating in NLG-SF's Immigration Court Observation Program (ICOP) this spring. The training will last 1 hour and there will be light refreshments. The training is required if you'd like to participate in the program - email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Molly O’Toole is a journalist who has written about migration, politics, and security for the Los Angeles Times, Foreign Policy, The Huffington Post, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, The New Republic, Newsweek, The Associated Press, and others. She won the first-ever Pulitzer Prize in audio reporting in 2020 with the staff of “This American Life“ and […]
The Stanford Immigration and Human Rights Law Association (SIHRLA) and the Levin Center are excited to host a panel on international post-grad fellowships and the opportunities available to SLS students. The panel will consist of both current SLS students who are preparing for fellowships and have gone through the application process in the last several […]
*Stanford affiliates only. Stanford ID/email will be required to enter the event.* Please join us for a discussion with Professor Thomas Hansen (Stanford Anthropology), Professor Angana Chatterji (UC Berkeley Center for Race and Gender), and Professor Evelyn Douek (Stanford Law School). Muslims and other minorities in India are facing serious violence and threats to their […]
Please join the American Constitution Society (ACS) and the Stanford Immigration & Human Rights Law Association (SIHRLA) for a conversation with Professor Lucas Guttentag, who will discuss his career and reflections on the state of immigration advocacy. With a career that spans advocacy, academia, and government, Prof. Guttentag is one of the nation’s leading experts […]
Join SIHRLA for a spring general body meeting picnic on Monday, May 22nd, 6-7 pm (and then go join the PI Happy Hour!). We'll discuss what we accomplished this year, introduce the new board, and talk about what we want to accomplish next year.
Join SIHRLA (Stanford Immigration and Human Rights Law Association) for a night of food, great conversation, and even greater company! We are so excited to build community with you and with faculty members and staff who do exciting work in the immigration and human rights space. Come to learn more about the opportunities on campus […]
On October 18, Professor Deborah M. Weissman will visit Stanford Law and present her work on the Collaborative on Art from Guantánamo. The Collaborative is an interdisciplinary project that seeks to examine the role of art in the lives of detainees confined to Guantánamo Bay Detention Camp (GBDC). The project aims to inform the public […]
Join SIHRLA (Stanford Immigration and Human Rights Law Association) for a lunchtime panel with 2L students who worked in immigration or human rights law-related summer internships. Panelists will discuss their experiences and then answer student questions! Lunch will be provided to those who RSVP here.
The significant deployment of Generative AI over the last year has underscored the urgent need to examine the human rights dimensions of AI. This panel explores the relevance of human rights frameworks to the tech sector and governments as they consider how to understand and regulate the opportunities, while mitigating the risks. Many have called […]
The International Human Rights and Conflict Resolution Clinic is celebrating its first year after being relaunched in Spring 2023. Join us and hear from former Clinic students on their work over the past year on LGTBQIA+ rights in Uganda and Jamaica, human rights and peace-building in Kashmir and the intersection of human rights and migration […]