NLJ – Cardozo law students head to Rwanda to study reconciliation efforts

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Professor Sherri Rosenberg of Cardozo Law School is leading a group of her students for the second time to study human rights efforts in post genocide Rwanda. Professor Rosenberg’s efforts to help her students understand the potential rolls of lawyers is groundbreaking and departs from typical case studies.

Rosenberg said she hopes visiting Rwanda in the aftermath of genocide will prompt students to remain interested and engaged in human rights issues around the globe, even if they continue on to jobs not involving public interest or human rights law. Additionally, the students are drafting a set of recommendations for the Rwandan government, the U.S. government and the international community that address the reconciliation effort and elaborate on what those entities can do to further bolster unity.

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