Blog Posts

Justice in the Criminal Justice System
Posted by Rochelle Ballantyne on 01/30/2015 - 23:32
The criminal justice system is the set of agencies and processes established by governments to control crime and impose penalties on those who violate laws. For me, justice means that people who commit crimes should pay for it. Of course it's not... Read More
#BlackLivesMatter in Barcelona
Posted by Samantha Lynn on 01/30/2015 - 16:57
During our discussion of La Haine, someone mentioned that the concept of a "race issue" doesn't really exist in France, and this reminded me of a discussion I participated in this fall while I was abroad in Barcelona. About 10 people in our program... Read More
The Convention of the Rights of the Child
Posted by Kelly Gutierrez on 07/01/2014 - 23:12
The Convention of the Rights of the Child defines a child and seeks to protect the child from danger due to the vulnerabilities that arise from their innocence and youth. It desires to respect the wishes of the child and treats the child as an... Read More
Posted by David Palumbo-Liu on 06/26/2014 - 07:27
Hello!  This is David Palumbo-Liu, the professor at Stanford who is teaching the Human Rights & Global Literature course here.  I'll start off my posting this link to a story about this course, which includes a video interview with me in which... Read More