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Fellowship Conference 2018

  Friday, October 26, 11:30 to 4:30 + Reception Berkeley Law’s Goldberg Room RSVP: bit.ly/hrcfellowship2018 Our 2018 Fellows have returned from their summer fieldwork and will discuss pressing human rights topics at our annual Human Rights Fellowship Conference. Enjoy brief TED-style talks and panel discussions related to racial injustice and the death penalty, child labor, […]

Diversity & Inclusion in Television

Wednesday, 11/14/18 6:00pm to 9:00pm Room 145, Boalt Hall Speakers:  Erika Green, Evangeline Ordaz, and Henry Robles RSVP: https://berkeleylaw.wufoo.com/forms/diversity-on-television/ This roundtable discussion with several TV writers will consider the extent to which Hollywood workplace norms are evolving after #OscarsSo White and #MeToo. This event is sponsored by the Center on Race, Sexuality & Culture.

“Open Source Fact-Finding in Preliminary Examinations” in Quality Control in Preliminary Examination: Volume 2

Edited by Morten Bergsmo and Carsten Stahn “Open Source Fact-Finding in Preliminary Examinations” by Alexa Koenig, Felim McMahon, Nikita Mehandru and Shikha Silliman Bhattacharjee is a chapter in Quality Control and Preliminary Examinations: Volume 2. The authors discuss how the International Criminal Court’s Office of the Prosecutor uses open source information during a case’s preliminary examination stage to […]

Tech Research

Through a partnership with The Policy Lab, Visiting Researcher Joe Guay is contributing to the Human Rights Center’s research on digital security protocols. Guay is helping the Human Rights Investigations Lab build out a set of digital security protocols and supporting the development and scaling out of the university-based open source lab model. In 2018, the […]

Human Rights Investigations Lab history

The Human Rights Investigations Lab is training UC Berkeley students in cutting-edge, open source research methods to tackle specific, well-defined human rights and public health problems. Berkeley students are receiving training from world-class open source intelligence experts and conducting supervised research into suspected human rights violations and public health challenges with an eye toward impact […]