February 14, 2014 (New York, NY) – The Leitner Center is pleased to announce the 2014 Summer Human Rights Institute, a two-week certificate program that will provide students with a comprehensive introduction to the theory and application of human rights law. The course, this year held from July 28 to August 8, will include practice-based examples for lawyers and other professionals working in a range of fields. The course will be taught by professors from Fordham Law School, and will be a rigorous program with daily lectures and workshops. The program will provide an overview of international law as well as focused subject lectures and workshops. It will also include fieldwork and discussions with attorneys practicing international law in New York, in governments, and with non-governmental organizations.
The program is suitable both for recent graduates and advanced professionals, as well as people working in international law, development, and business. The course is open to students from around the world. The Leitner Center will work with students to obtain necessary visas and other paperwork.
For more details, please visit this page.