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Caroline Bettinger-Lopez

Caroline Bettinger-López
Associate Professor of Clinical Legal Education
Director, Human Rights Clinic
J.D. 2003, Columbia Law School
B.A. 1997, University of Michigan

Telephone: 305-284-5923   |   Office: E256
E-mail: clopez@law.miami.edu
Publications   |   SSRN   |   Human Rights Clinic Website


Articles

"The Challenge of Domestic Implementation of the International Human Rights Law in The Cotton Field Case" 15 CUNY. L. Rev. 315-334 (2012).

"Introduction: Jessica Lenahan (Gonzales) v. United States: Implementation, Litigation, and Mobilization Strategies," 21 Am. U. J. Gender Soc. Pol’y & L. 207 (2012).

"Implementing the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights' Domestic-Violence Ruling," (with Elizabeth M. Schneider, Julie Goldscheid, Sandra S. Park, Ejim Dike, Lisalyn Jacobs, Margaret Drew, Mary Haviland), 46 Clearinghouse Rev.: J. Poverty L. and Pol’y 113 (July-Aug. 2012).

"Redefining Human Rights Lawyering Through the Lens of Critical Theory: Lessons for Pedagogy and Practice," (with Davida Finger, Meetali Jain, JoNel Newman, Sarah Paoletti, Deborah M. Weissman) 18 Geo. J. on Poverty L. & Pol'y 337 (2011).

"Foreword: Gender Justice in the Americas: A Transnational Dialogue on Violence, Sexuality, Reproduction, and Human Rights," (with Alma Beltran y Puga, Jorge Contesse, Paola Garcia-Rey, Diana Hortsch, Risa Kaufman, Nicole Tuszynski) 65 U. Miami L. Rev. 1501 (2011).

"The Inter-American Human Rights System: A Primer," 42 Clearinghouse Rev. 581 (Spring 2009).

"Human Rights at Home: Domestic Violence as a Human Rights Violation," 40 Colum. Hum. Rts. L. Rev. 19 (Fall 2008).

"Jessica Gonzales v. United States: An Emerging Model for Domestic Violence and Human Rights Advocacy in the United States," 21 Harv. Hum. Rts. J. 183 (2008).

"Protection from Domestic Violence: Time to Set a New Standard," The National Law Journal (October 2007).

Reviews

Comparative Pragmatism versus Comparative Formalism in the Abortion Context, Jotwell (the Journal of things we like (lots)), Apr. 22, 2013, (reviewing Rachel Rebouché, Comparative Pragmatism, 72 Md. L. Rev. 85 (2012)).

"The Human Rights of Non-Citizens: A New Unified Domain?," 104 Am. J. Int’l L. 714 (Fall 2010) (with Bassina Farbenblum) (Book Review of The Human Rights of Non-Citizens by David Weissbrodt (2008)).

Book Chapters

"International Union, U.A.W. v. Johnson Controls: The History of Litigation Alliances and Mobilization to Challenge Fetal Protection Policies," (with Susan Sturm) in Civil Rights Stories (Myriam Gilles and Risa Goluboff eds., Foundation Press, 2007).

"Hebrew with a Cuban Accent in Cuba: The Idea of a Nation Displaced" (State Univ. of New York Press, 2007).

Books

DOCTRINE, PRACTICE, AND ADVOCACY IN THE INTER-AMERICAN SYSTEM. Oxford Univ. Press (UK) (ed. with James Cavallaro, Bernard Duhaime, Ariel Dulitzky, Stephanie Brewer, Cecilia Naddeo) (work in progress)

CUBAN-JEWISH JOURNEYS: SEARCHING FOR IDENTITY, HOME, AND HISTORY IN MIAMI (Univ. Tenn. Press, 2000)

IN THE MEDIA

08-12-13
Professor Ricardo J. Bascuas "11th Circuit Answers Novel Question In Case Handled By UM Law Clinic"in Daily Business Review.

05-22-13
Professor Ricardo J. Bascuas comments on the Fourth Amendment in the Information Age on CrimProf Blog.