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Upcoming Events
09/21/09 First HRLS meeting of the year! Come and learn more about HRLS and meet members. The meeting will be at 5 PM in room 3.127
03/26-28/09 The Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice will be holding a conference, the theme will be "Human Rights at the University of Texas: A dialogue at the intersection of Academics and Advocacy, time and more information will be posted soon.
03/05/09

Inside Books community service project and HRLS meeting. Meet in the Law School Atrium at 6:30 p.m.

HRLS will be volunteering at the Inside Books Project. Inside Books is a non-profit organization that provides books to prisoners incarcerated in Texas. For more information about the Inside Books Project please visit www.insidebooksproject.org

02/12/09 Human Rights Movie Night: 8-6 p.m. in the Law School Lounge. Water (2005), The film examines the plight of a group of widows forced into poverty at the temple in the holy city of Varanasi. It focuses on a relationship between one of the widows, who wants to escape the social restrictions imposed on widows, and a man who is from the highest caste and a follower of Mahatma Gandhi...
11/17/08 "The Torture Team: International Criminal Liability for Lawyers?"
Guest speaker Philippe Sands
3:30-5:30, in the Sheffield Room (2.111)
11/13/08

Steve Bright, Leading Capital Defense and Human Rights Lawyer, to Speak on 11/13 at
Symposium Celebrating 20th Anniversary of Capital Punishment Clinic

Everyone is invited to attend “Capital Defense Lawyering and Practice – A Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Capital Punishment Clinic.” The symposium will begin with a speech by Steve Bright, founder and president of the Southern Center for Human Rights and a long-time leader in the capital defense field. Bright is a dynamic speaker and should not be missed.
Thursday, November 13th, 12:30-5:15 (Bright’s speech is at 12:45)
Eidman Courtroom
FREE PIZZA served from 12:00-12:30 outside of Eidman – please join us!!
More info: www.utexas.edu/law/academics/centers/capitalpunishment/

10/30/08

Public service project at Inside Books.

HRLS will be volunteering at the Inside Books Project. Inside Books is a non-profit organization that provides books to prisoners incarcerated in Texas. For more information about the Inside Books Project please visit www.insidebooksproject.org

10/23/08

Professor Potluck

6 PM, email uthrls@gmail.com for more information.

10/20/08

Criminal Movie Night!

"True Believer" will be showing in the lounge at 6:30 PM

10/13/08

PILA Progressive week!




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