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Pending Snowstorm; No In-Person Activities Sat, Jan. 29. Law Library will be closed. More info


Who We Are

Honoring and extending the legacy of Robert and Helen Bernstein, the Bernstein Institute for Human Rights at NYU School of Law promotes cutting-edge research, education, and advocacy on human rights issues around the world, with a focus on defending dissent and advancing legal empowerment. The Institute embraces a holistic approach to human rights, deepening engagement with key stakeholders in the pursuit of justice: law students, human rights defenders, scholars, judges, interdisciplinary allies, and affected communities.