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View Resource hr-law: Human Rights Law Mailing List

hr-law is a mailing list for law students studying international human rights or humanitarian law, or who are just interested in the subject. The purpose of the list is to provide a forum where people can share information, experiences and ideas. Some of the appropriate topics for this list include: information on how to do research in the human rights area, and sharing of hints; exchanging help...

http://www.derechos.org/human-rights/law/
View Resource The Human Right to Water

Several new resources are now available (in .pdf format) at the Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment, and Security Website. This resource is a reprint of Peter Gleick's fifteen-page article, "The Human Right to Water." Originally published in 1999 in Water Policy, the paper argues that "a human right to adequate supplies of fresh water can be derived from principles of...

http://pacinst.org/publication/human-right-to-water-1996/
View Resource Human & Constitutional Rights

The Arthur W. Diamond Law Library at Columbia Law School maintains this excellent resource for finding materials on human rights and constitutional rights. The metasite serves students, scholars, and practitioners as a portal to documents and Internet resources on international and domestic law related to human and constitutional rights. The information resources are divided into six sections:...

http://www.hrcr.org/
View Resource How to Influence States: Socialization and International Human Rights Law

Authored by Ryan Goodman and Derek Jinks, this working paper from the University of Chicago’s Public Law and Legal Theory Working Paper series was published first in March 2004, and is due to appear later this year in the Duke Law Journal. In its 57-pages, the paper deals with the ways in which states might effectively change their human rights regime based on various processes of socialization...

http://chicagounbound.uchicago.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?artic...
View Resource Human Rights

The idea of "human rights" is a relatively new development in history, but as this website from Britain's National Archives notes in its discussion of the long trajectory of struggles for equality and so forth, "We could do worse than characterizing this history as the struggle for human rights." This visually compelling online exhibit uses original documents from The National Archives to take a...

http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/humanrights/
View Resource The Carr Center for Human Rights Policy

The Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government was founded in 1999 with a substantial gift from Kennedy School alumnus Greg Carr. The mission of the Center is "to lead public policy debate, to train human rights leaders and to partner with human rights organizations to help them respond to current and future challenges." On their homepage, visitors can...

https://carrcenter.hks.harvard.edu/