After her first interview in Afghanistan, Nicolette Waldman ’13 realized she had found the career she was meant to pursue.
A new report from the HLS International Human Rights Clinic and the Conflict and Environment Observatory establishes a new framework for addressing human harm resulting from the environmental consequences of conflict.
Through 44 legal clinics and student practice organizations, HLS students provide thousands of hours of free legal services to clients around the world each year. For one day last fall, we followed just a handful of these clinics to see their work—and their efforts to advance justice—in action. Here is a look at that day.
Seventy-four years later Setsuko Thurlow still remembers the moment of detonation after the U.S. dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, the first of two exploded over the island nation, a deployment that proved so horrendous the weapons have never been used since.
Bonnie Docherty ’01, associate director the Armed Conflict and Civilian Protection Initiative (ACCPI) at Harvard Law School, discusses humanitarian disarmament, and a recent discussion with Hiroshima survivor Setsuko Thurlow.
Photo exhibit traces the history of nuclear weapons from the devastation of early use and testing to the current global effort to eliminate them.
In his work with Harvard Law School’s International Human Rights Clinic and beyond, Paras Shah ’19 has always centered his approach to human rights on inclusion.
Researchers at Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society are collaborating with MIT scholars to study driverless cars, social media feeds, and criminal justice algorithms, to make sure openness and ethics inform artificial intelligence.
Earlier this month, about two dozen international experts gathered for “Humanitarian Disarmament: The Way Ahead,” the inaugural conference of the Armed Conflict and Civilian Protection Initiative (ACCPI) at Harvard Law School.
2017 was a year of notable accomplishments for Harvard Law School’s International Human Rights Clinic (IHRC), and for Bonnie Docherty ’01, associate director of Armed Conflict and Civilian Protection and lecturer on law at HLS.