The Journal of Human Rights has sponsored significant events examining human rights threats in conferences and Atrocity Crimes updates through its history.

2012: Investigating, Prosecuting, Defending, and Assessing Child Exploitation and Human Trafficking Cases
January 18, 2012

On January 18, 2012, the Northwestern Journal of International Human Rights hosted Judge Virginia M.Kendall and Mr. T. Markus Funk in a presentation and discussion of their new book Child Exploitation and Trafficking: Examining the Global Challenges and U.S. Responses. Child Exploitation and Trafficking  brings fresh thinking to a complicated area of the law. Each year, more than two million children around the world fall victim to commercial sexual exploitation. The numbers of children sexually abused for non-commercial purposes are even higher. Put simply, the growing, increasingly-organized epidemic of child exploitation demands an internationally coordinated response.

Medicine and Rule of Law in Post-Earthquake Haiti
January 17, 2012

On January 17, 2012, Dr. Evan Lyon of Partners in Health presented on water rights and the cholera epidemic that has afflicted over half a million people and killed 7,000.

Forcible Displacement of the Bedouin Community in Israel October 21, 2011

Israeli attorneys from Project Engage representing the Bedouin Community of the Negev have traveled to the United States to educate the legal community and political representatives about Israel’s Prawer Plan that will forcibly displace 40,000 Bedouin from their ancestral land.

Atrocity Crimes Litigation Year-in-Review Conference 2011

The U.S. Role in Mexico’s Drug War
August 30, 2011

Presentation by Laura Carlsen, the Director of Americas Program of the Center for International Policy, based in Mexico City.

Atrocity Crimes Litigation Year-In-Review
January 25, 2008

Northwestern University School of Law Chicago, IL

Corporate Human Rights Responsibility: Its Growing Relevance and Enforceability
October 24 & 25, 2007

Northwestern University School of Law Chicago, IL