Welcome to the Human Rights Clinic
**Please note the Human Rights Clinic is not operational for the next two years due to Director Carrie Bettinger-López’s White House appointment.**
The Human Rights Clinic, which launched in January 2011, exposes students to the practice of law in the international and cross-cultural context of human rights litigation and advocacy at the local, national, and international levels.
In the classroom, students critically engage with human rights law and contemporary social problems while honing their lawyering and advocacy skills. Outside the classroom, students gain hands-on experience working on cutting-edge human rights projects and cases before the United Nations, the Inter-American human rights system, U.S. courts, and in other fora.
Clinic projects cover the full range of human rights advocacy, though in particular, projects focus on: