The Program on Human Rights and the Global Economy (PHRGE) is at the center of the School of Law’s human rights efforts and works closely with scholars, institutions and advocates nationally and internationally to address issues of human rights and economic development. Reflecting our faculty's interests, PHRGE is particularly engaged with the international movement to promote economic, social and cultural rights.
PHRGE Assistant Director, Jillian Tuck
Tuesday, April 14, 12-1:30 PM, 32 Dockser Hall
PHRGE Right to Education Series
"Does the Massachusetts Charter School Cap Violate Students' Civil Rights?"
Matt Cregor, Lawyers' Committee for Civll Rights
Senator Pat Jehlen, Massachusetts Senate
Michael Keating, Foley Hoag, LLP
Odette Williamson, BPS and Charter School Parent
Professor Mary O'Connell, Northeastern University School of Law
Wednesday, April 29, 7-8:30 PM, 250 Dockser Hall
Preregistration Required, Register Here
- International Social and Economic Rights Project (iSERP) gather ESC rights experts from around the world at a conference at NUSL. See full conference program here.
- PHRGE-affiliated faculty member, Brook Baker, looks at the case of Hepatitus C drugs to understand the connection between the pricing policies of Gilead Sciences and the company's efforts to control tightly the distribution of its new Hep-C treatment.
- Professor Aziza Ahmed on "VAWA @ 20: HIV, Violence Against Women and Criminal Law Interventions"