Category: Civil Rights

Many lawyers entered law school wishing ultimately to work in the field of civil rights—the area of law that is concerned with the balance of governmental power and individual liberties. Although the number of full-time jobs in this field is relatively small, many lawyers whose principal practices are in other fields are able to work in this area by taking cases on a pro bono basis. Full-time civil rights attorneys often work for nonprofit, public interest law firms, or as part of a larger firm with a diverse practice.

This blog will be mostly quiet over the next couple weeks, although a few posts may appear intermittently.

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"Asylum-seekers Fleeing the US for Canada are Figuring Out How to Do It by Watching YouTube Videos and Scanning Social Media," Insider, 9 Feb. 2019 Becoming a ...

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Below is a listing of Open Access literature that I have referenced on this blog since 31 Jan. 2019. If you are not familiar with Open Access, please visit my ...

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Reports & articles:Accelerating Localisation Through Partnerships: Recommendations for Operational Practices That Strengthen the Leadership of National and ...

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Events & opportunities:Job announcement: Coordinator, Norwegian Centre for Humanitarian Studies - Apply by 25 February 2019.Kick-Off meeting: Research ...

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The two Global Compacts adopted last year - one on migration and the other on refugees - are currently the subjects of analysis in two new blog series from the ...

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News:Some asylum seekers who are being held on Manus Island and Nauru and who are in need of medical attention will now be allowed to come to Australia for ...

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Between Insecurity and Hope: Reflections on Youth Work with Young Refugees (Council of Europe, 2018) Changing Journeys: Migrant Routes to Europe (InfoMigrants, ...

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The latest issue of the International Journal of Refugee Law (IJRL) has been published. Contents of vol. 30, no. 3, Oct. 2018 include:The Search for Protection ...

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"Co-Creation of Social Entrepreneurial Opportunities with Refugees," Journal of Social Entrepreneurship, Latest Articles, 4 Feb. 2019 Do Inclusive Labor Market ...

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