HUMAN RIGHTS

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

James Slater, Center, addresses the Human Rights Committee about immigrant rights issues at a formal hearing at the Palais Wilson of the United Nations on Monday, March 10th.

Three students from Miami Law’s Human...

Monday, October 1, 2012

A Miami Law lecture hall was packed recently with students, faculty members and guests for an address, the Louis Henkin Lecture on Human Rights, by Professor Sarah H. Cleveland of Columbia Law School. The title of the lecture was "Rights at...

Monday, September 17, 2012

As part of Miami Law's Legal Corps program, alumna Caitlin Hickey has been awarded an internship with the German Institute for Human Rights in Berlin. Established in 2001, the Institute aims to promote and protect human rights by means of...

Friday, September 7, 2012

Professor Sarah H. Cleveland of Columbia Law School, a well-known expert in international human rights, is to give the Louis Henkin Lecture on Human Rights at Miami Law on Thursday, Sept. 13. The title of the lecture will be "Rights at War:...

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

In a report released Wednesday about the humanitarian crisis that has ravaged Haiti since the 2010 earthquake, Michel Forst, the United Nations Independent Expert on Haiti, calls on the United States, Canada, the Dominican Republic, France,...

Friday, April 27, 2012

Students from Miami Law's Human Rights and Immigration Clinics traveled recently to Washington D.C. as part of their ongoing advocacy for a halt to deportations from the United States to Haiti.

The deportations were resumed in January...

Friday, April 13, 2012

In back-to-back trips last month to Washington D.C., four student members of Miami Law's Human Rights Clinic – along with the clinic's director, Professor Caroline Bettinger-López – pressed their advocacy of issues surrounding gender...

Friday, February 24, 2012

There were a lot of impressed faces in the audience when President Obama came to UM in February.

"It was amazing seeing and hearing the president, especially during Black History Month," said second-year Miami Law student Shawn...

Monday, January 23, 2012

Miami Law joined forces last week with Florida International University's School of Law and the human rights clinic of the Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana in Medellin, Colombia, to present the first Human Rights Training Week, a...

Monday, November 7, 2011

In a special gathering last week in the student lounge, Miami Law hosted its inaugural Human Rights Open House and Reception. The event not only celebrated the impressive strides Miami Law has taken to develop a wide-ranging human rights...

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