Welcome to the Human Rights Clinic
**Please note the Human Rights Clinic will resume in Spring 2018 since Director Carrie Bettinger-López has completed her White House appointment.**
The Human Rights Clinic will be offered in Spring 2018 only. Applications for the Spring 2018 Human Rights Clinic will be accepted in Fall 2017. For further information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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: