Links to Recommended Resources

International Commission of Jurists (ICJ)
Website of the Geneva headquarters of the International Commission of Jurists. The ICJ is dedicated to the primacy, coherence and implementation of international law and principles that advance human rights.

Leitner Center for International Law and Justice
The Leitner Center at Fordham Law School houses the Crowley Program in International Human Rights, a unique fieldwork-centered model of human rights scholarship and education, founded in 1997 by Professors Martin Flaherty and Tracy Higgins. The Center sponsors education, scholarship, and human rights advocacy, and facilitates collaboration among law students, scholars, and human rights defenders in the United States and abroad.

Center for Human Rights and Global Justice
The Center for Human Rights and Global Justice at the New York University School of Law is involved in teaching, research, clinical, internship, and publishing activities at the Law School on issues of international human rights law.

Urban Morgan Institute for Human Rights
The website of the Urban Morgan Institute for Human Rights at the University of Cincinnati provides a link to Human Rights Quarterly, recognized as the leading academic journal in the human rights field. The Quarterly covers the range of human rights matters encompassed by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Published by The Johns Hopkins Press, the Human Rights Quarterly is edited by the Institute’s director.

U.N. Human Rights Council
Website of the U.N. Human Rights Council, based in Geneva. The AAICJ closely monitors developments within the Human Rights Council, an intergovernmental body within the U.N. system which consists of 47 Member States responsible for strengthening the promotion and protection of human rights.