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Human Rights April 09, 2020
Chaim’s Tattoo
Every year on Passover, Jews celebrate the exodus from Egypt, the journey from slavery to freedom. This month, the world also marks the liberation of Nazi concentration camps that accompanied the end of World War II, seventy-five years ago. Professor Joel Pruce originally prepared the essay below for remarks he delivered in November 2019 at UD’s Kristallnacht commemoration and felt it appropriate to share again, this time on the HRC blog, since the man featured in the story, his grandfather, his Zayde, emerged from his personal horror on April 11, 1945.
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Law April 06, 2020
Court In The Time Of Coronavirus

Two University of Dayton School of Law students took part in their first ever oral argument by phone at the Ohio Second District Court of Appeals.

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Law March 30, 2020
Exercising Your Skills Beyond The Courtroom

Samantha Jo Jeffries ’12 is teaching yoga to children online as a way to help families forced to stay home during the Coronavirus outbreak.

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Human Rights March 23, 2020
Human Rights Dimensions of COVID-19
While the COVID-19 situation changes daily, we wanted to share our reflections on the human rights implications of this pandemic, which are multi-faceted and may prove far-reaching, as well as provide updates on HRC projects and initiatives impacted by this coronavirus.
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Human Rights March 19, 2020
Human Rights and COVID-19 in Italy Today
The HRC's senior researcher, Alexandra Budabin, resides in Italy where the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in high infection rates and death rates, severe restrictions on public life and extreme stress on the country’s health care system. She provides insight into the human rights dimension of the crisis in Italy.
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Human Rights March 06, 2020
The Women’s Movement at UD Over the Decades

As we lead up to International Women’s Day, learn more about the evolution of the women’s movement at UD through the archival research of HRC intern, Hannah Kratofil and Alexandra Michalski.

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Human Rights February 28, 2020
Interested in international development work? Take time to examine your power and privilege.
As a development practitioner who is passionate about gender justice, Alyssa Bovell (’14) discusses how to become committed to understanding your power and privilege for those interested in pursuing a career in international development. This year, Alyssa visited the HRC to engage in meaningful dialogue with HRC students around this topic.
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Human Rights February 21, 2020
Dayton-area Filmmakers Win Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature
This week on the blog, join us in celebrating Dayton’s Human Rights storytellers.
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Law February 13, 2020
Dayton Law Among Best Schools for African Americans

The University of Dayton School of Law was rated 14th in the country for African Americans by preLaw Magazine in its Winter 2020 issue.

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Law February 10, 2020
Student Team Competes at Diversity Case Competition
Christian Keith and Deztany Johnson say the experience gave them a better understanding of how what they’re learning in law school will apply once they start their careers.
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